Mediæval London, Volume 2_ Ecclesiastical
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Obvious typographical errors have been silently corrected. Variationsin hyphenation and spelling remain unchanged except where in conflictwith the index.
The ancient documents reproduced, particularly in Appendix IX, contain abbreviations represented by symbols no longer in use.These have been represented by the tilde˜ .
Lower case Latin numbers surmounted by xx (a score) are shown thus iiij ∕ xx.
The two genealogical trees in volume 3 chapter 19 have beensupplemented with genealogical tables prepared by the transcriber.
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The Survey of London
SIR WALTER BESANT
ADAM & CHARLES BLACK
|THE GOVERNMENT OF LONDON|
|2.||The Charter of Henry the Second||8|
|5.||The Factions of the City||35|
|6.||The Century of Uncertain Steps||66|
|7.||After the Commune||72|
|8.||The City Companies||108|
|1.||The Religious Life||127|
|3.||The Calendar of the Year||164|
|4.||Hermits and Anchorites||170|
|8.||Miracle and Mystery Plays||213|
|10.||Order of Burial||223|
|3.||The Priory of the Holy Trinity, or Christ Church Priory||241|
|4.||The Charter House||245vi|
|7.||St. Thomas of Acon||263|
|9.||The Priory of St. John of Jerusalem||270|
|10.||The Clerkenwell Nunnery||284|
|11.||St. John the Baptist, or Holiwell Nunnery||286|
|13.||St. Mary Overies||297|
|14.||St. Thomas’s Hospital||309|
|17.||St. Mary Spital||322|
|18.||St. Mary of Bethlehem||325|
|20.||St. Katherine’s by the Tower||334|
|26.||St. Mary of Graces||363|
|27.||The Smaller Foundations||365|
|1.||List of Wards of London||391|
|2.||List of Aldermen||393|
|3.||Alphabetical List of Aldermen whose Names are affixed to Deedsin the Thirteenth Century||395|
|4.||List of Parishes||397|
|5.||Patronage of City Churches||400|
|7.||An Anchorite’s Cell||404|
|8.||The Monastic Houses||406|
|9.||A Dominican House||407|
|Extract from Letter-Book E, dated 1316, relating to the Grocers’ Company||5|
|Obverse and Original Reverse of the Seal of the City of London, showing Figure of St. Thomas à Becket||13|
|Old Mayoralty Seal, Thirteenth Century||15|
|King John signing Magna Charta||Facing 20|
|Aldgate House, Bethnal Green||25|
|Parts of the South and West Walls of a Convent||30|
|The Tower of London about 1480||39|
|The Crown offered to Richard III. at Baynard’s Castle||Facing 56|
|King Richard holding a Council of Nobles and Prelates||61|
|Henry of Bolingbroke challenges the Crown||62|
|Richard II. consulting with his Friends in Conway Castle||63|
|Richard II. and his Patron Saints||69|
|Whittington and his Cat||73|
|Death of Whittington||74|
|The Morning of Agincourt||81|
|Facsimile of Heading of Account, 1575-1576, showing Cooper at Work||85|
|South-East View of the Old House lately standing in Sweedon’s Passage, Grub Street||91|
|South-West View of Gerrard’s Hall||Facing 100|
|Facsimile of Surgeons’ Arms, 1492, with St. Cosmo and St. Damian supporting||101|
|Interior of the Guildhall||103|
|A Tally for 6s. 8d. issued by Edward I.’s Treasurer to the Sheriff of Lincolnshire||105|
|Election Garland given by Robert and Cicely Chamberlayn, 1463||105|
|Illustration from Zeller’s La France Anglaise et Charles VII.||111|
|The Seal of the Vintners’ Company, 1437||112|
|Tombstone of William Warrington, Master Mason, at Croyland Abbey, 1427||113|
|Coopers’ Marks, A.D. 1420||114|
|Part of Facsimile of the Original Charter granted by King Richard III. to the Worshipful Company ofWax Chandlers of the City of London (16th February, 1 Richard III.)||116|
|Liverymen of London||117|
|Frontispiece to the Grangerised Edition of Brayley’s London and Middlesex||Facing 118|
|William Smallwood, Master of the Pewterers’ Company||121|
|St. Ethelburga’s Church, Bishopsgate Street||129|
|The Monk and his Greyhounds||131|
|Chantry Chapel of Henry V. in Westminster Abbey||133viii|
|Earl of Northumberland receiving Mass||135|
|Interesting Antiquities in Westminster Abbey||Facing 138|
|Savoy Chapel and Palace||141|
|The Lollard’s Tower, Lambeth Palace||149|
|Knights of the Holy Ghost embarking for the Crusades||151|
|A Priest called John Ball stirs up great Commotion in England||155|
|Embroidery of the Fourteenth Century, supposed to be part of a Frontal or Antependium||160|
|Archbishop of Canterbury preaching on behalf of Henry, Duke of Lancaster||161|
|Queen Margaret, Wife of Henry VI., at Prayers||168|
|All Hallows, London|