Old and New London, Volume I

A Narrative of its History, its People, and its Places

Published: 1883
Language: English
Wordcount: 393,385 / 1166 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 57.6
LoC Category: DA
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Added to site: 2010.02.27
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Genre: History
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en at the "Goose and Gridiron"--St. Paul's School--Famous Paulines--Pepys visiting his Old School--Milton at St. Paul's 262

CHAPTER XXIII.

PATERNOSTER ROW.

Its Successions of Traders--The House of Longman--Goldsmith at Fault--Tarleton, Actor, Host, and Wit--Ordinaries around St. Paul's: their Rules and Customs--The "Castle"--"Dolly's"--The "Chapter" and its Frequenters--Chatterton and Goldsmith--Dr. Buchan and his Prescriptions--Dr. Gower--Dr. Fordyce--The "Wittinagemot" at the "Chapter"--The "Printing Conger"--Mrs. Turner, the Poisoner--The Church of St. Michael "ad Bladum"--The Boy in Panier Alley 274

CHAPTER XXIV.

BAYNARD'S CASTLE AND DOCTORS' COMMONS.

Baron Fitzwalter and King John--The Duties of the Chief Bannerer of London--An Old-fashioned Punishment for Treason--Shakesperian Allusions to Baynard's "Castle"--Doctors' Commons and its Five Courts--The Court of Probate

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