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Glass sellers, company of, 134.
Glaziers, company of, 133.
Globe, the, Shakespeare's theatre, anecdotes concerning it, 472.
Gold and silver wire drawers, company of, 134.
Goodman's Fields, antiquities found there, 433.
Gosling, sir Francis, founder of the banking house under that firm, 41.
Grafton street, Picadilly, built on the site of Clarendon house, 348.
Grandison, sir Charles, See Richardson.
Grays Inn, contents of, and history, 399.
Green park, the, described, 324.
Grosvenor square, described, 355.
Gunpowder alley, account of its extraordinary inhabitants, 100.
Gunsmiths, company of, 134.
Guy's hospital, iis extensive funds, 461;-anecdotes of the founder, 462,
Gwynn, Mr. his remarks on the necessity of a bridge from the Strand, 207.
Haberbashers almshouses, their foundation and government, 417.
Hand-in-hand fire office, plan of that institution, 56.
Hanover square, described, 365 ;-account of the concert rooms, ib.
Harpur street, conveyed by will to the corporation of Bedford, 399. *
Hatband makers, company of, 134.
Hatton garden and house, their history, 58.
Hay-hill, the rendezvous of sir Thomas Wyat's rebels, 350.
market, 329;~account of the Opera House, 331;-Little Theatre, 333.
Hoare, sir Richard, lord mayor, and his grandson sir R. Hoare, lord
mayor, founder of the banking house under that firin, 42.
Hockley in the Hole, forinerly a resort for vagabonds, 408.
Holywell lane, its history, formerly a nunnery, anecdotes of it, 422. -
Horners, company of, 134.
Horse Guards, the, uses to which that structure is appropriated. 234.
House of commons; described, 258 ;--mode of the house when sitting,
Lords, described, 262.
Hungerford market, so called from an antient family, 222.
Hunter, Dr. William, account of his museum, 331.
James, St. Westminster, its history and description, 342.
Clerkenwell. See Clerkenwell.
Jeffries, lord chancellor, his residence, 319.
John, St. Clerkenwell, church of, part of the old priory, 409.
the Evangelist, St. Westminster, described, 208.
St. Horslydown, described, 458.
- Wapping, described, 448;-Mr. Day's benefaction to the school,
Judges itinerant, some account of, 172.
King's bench prison, anecdotes of, 501.
Printing offiee, account of, 94;-list of antient printers, ib.-ex-
tracts from the ordinances respecting printing, 90 ;--and other acts of
arbitrary power, 99.
Knives and forks curious anecdote relating to, 55.
Leake, Dr. See Westminster Lying-in hospital.
Leather or Lither lane, origin of the name, 70.
Leonard, St. Shoreditch, history and description of, 420.
Leicester square, former state of, 325;--the present square described,
329.-Hogarth's house, 330.
Leicester house, the residence of the prince of Wales, 329.
Leverian museum, account of, 514.
Lincoln's Inn, its history, 121.-Six Clerks Office, 122 ;-the hall, picture
by Hogarth, 123 ;-chapel, ib.
- Fields, its history and description, 161 ;-eminent inhabi.
tants, 163.-Lord William Russel executed there, 164.
Little Dublin, part of St. Giles's parish so called, 383.
Lombard street, formerly a Carmelite priory, 44. See White Friars.
Lomebury or Bloomsbury, account of, 387.
London docks, particulars concerning, 448.
Olave, St. Southwark, history of, and description, 455.
Oldbourne, an antient village, now vulgarly called Holborn, 83.
Old street, a Roman road, traced, 410.
--- Temple. See Temple.
Our Lady of the Pew, chapel of, notices of, 257.
Pall Mall, capital houses in, 333.-Shakespeare Gallery, 334.
Palsgrave head court, why so called, 142.
Pamela, sapposed to be the countess of Gainsborough, 47. See Rick-
Pantheon, Oxford street, described, 368.
Paris garden, anecdotes of, 516, n.
Park lane, formerly called Tyborn lane, 354.
Pattern makers, company of, 135.
Patent shot manufactory, described, 518.
Paviours, company of, 135.
Paul Covent Garden, St. history and description of, 204 ;-burnt down,
St. Shadwell, described, 444.
Peerless Pool, account of, 414.
Pest-louse Fields, anecdotes of, 327.
Piccadilly, its foriner state, 346.
Picket street, account of, 140.
Plate Glass company, their establishment, 514.
Police, little regard paid to the, remarkable instance of, 191, n.
Poppin's court, formerly the residence of the abbot of Cirencester, 104.
Portland place, one of the finest streets in the world, 366.
Portman square, beautiful structure of, 356.
Portugal street, account of the theatre there, 165.
Poulterers, company of, 135.
Powis house, its history, 396.
Praise-God Barebone, anecdotes of 115.
Progress of building in Mary-bone, curious anecdotes of, 357.
Queen street chapel, its revolutions, 395.
Queen's palace, the, described, 315 ;-account of the pictures, 316.
Radcliffe, hamlet of, anecdotes of, 442.
Raine's hospital, cause of its erection, 440.
Relief of persons imprisoned for small debts, society for the, 227.
Richardson, Samuel, Esq. residence of, 47.
Rolls, the, a repository for records, 126 ;-its history, 127.
Liberty of, its extent, 128.
Royal Academy, its history, 187;-particularly described, 189.
Institution, account of, 349.
Society, its history, and establishment, 184.
St. Agnes la Clair baths, their history, 417,
Sanctuary at Westminster, anecdotes of, 301.
St. Andrews charity school, origin of, 61.
St. George's Fields, the scene of many extraordinary incidents, 505.
St. James's palace, formerly an hospital, 319;- its history, 320.
Park, formerly a marsh, 316;—its progressive improvement,
square, described, 340;-remarks on, ib.
street, subscription houses, front of the palace, 350.
St. John of Jerusalem, a military order of knights, 408.
St. John's square, account of, 409 ;-—the gate described, ib.
Luke's hospital for lunatics, its institution and government, 413,
Margaret's Hill, the site of a church, 491.
Saviour's close, called also Montague close, anecdotes of, 468.
Thomas's hospital, its origin and history, 464.
Salisbury house, its situation and history, 207.
square, so called from being the residence of the bishops of
that see, 15;-afterwards possessed by the earl of Dorset, 16.
Saviour, St. its history and description, 478.
Savoy, The, formerly the residence of the earls of that title, 199.
Scotland Yard, built on the site of a palace, 233.
Scottish corporation, account of, 105.- portralts in the hall, ib.
Scroope's Inn, now called Scroope's court, 82.
Serjeants Inn, Chancery lane, its hall described, 129.
at law, their origin and history, 129.
Inn Fleet street, its history, 42;-account of the Amicable so:
, origin of the name, 442;-antiquities found there, ib, n.
Shakespeare Gallery. See Pall Mall and Boydell.
Shipwrights, company of, 135.
Shoe lane, formerly garden grounds, Oldbourne hall, Bangor palace, 92.
conduit, Fleet street, its history, 48.
Shoreditch, anecdotes of, 421, n.
Silkmen, company of, 135.
throwers, company of, 135.
Soap inakers, company of, 135.
Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce,
their house described, 213;-fine paintings by Barry, in the Great
Somerset house, formerly a church, 172;-converted to a palace by the
protector Somerset, 179;-converted to various public offices, &c. 183.
Southampton house, Holborn, history of, 119. See Wriothesley.
Southwark, borough of, its history, 451.
Spa Fields chapel, litigations concerning, 401.
Spencer house, described, 324.
Spectacle makers, company of, 135.
Spital Fields, formerly a hamlet to Stepney, 425.
Stanley, John, Esq. the eminent musical composer, anecdotes of, 65, 1.
Staple Inn, account of, pictures in the hall, 118.
Starch makers, company of, 135.
Strand, its ancient history, 141;--and progressive improvement, 142.-
Stratford place, account of, 361.
Stephen's chapel, St. historical anecdotes of, 256 ;-appropriated by Ed-
ward VI. for the use of the house of commons, 258. See House of
Store-houses, antient regulations concerning them, 470.
Suffolk place (now the Mint) anecdotes of, 498.
Surrey chapel, account of, 512.
Swedenbourgh, Emanuel, his religious tenets, 341.
Swedes church, Princes square, described, pictures, 440.
Tabard Inn, Borough, its history, 491.
Tabernacle, Whitfield's, account of, 416.
Tart-hall, the residence of viscount Stafford, 314 ;-anecdotes of him, ib.
Temple, The, why so called, 22 ;-history of the Knights Templars,
their riches, and dissolution, ib. et seq.-their first residence in Loule
Temple Bar, described, 131;-retrospect of, 156.
Inner, described, periods of constructing the principal build.
church, history and description of, 27;-its beautiful structure, 28
Middle, its divisions, 35;-hall, and custom of mooting, 36.
Thaive's Inn, an antient mansion, in the reign of Edward III, 87.
Thomas, St. Southwark, history and description of, 463.
Tinplate workers, company of, 136.
Tobacco-pipe makers, company of, 136.
Tothil Fields, notices concerning it, 312.
Treasury, The, described, 235.
Trinity Chapel, its singular history, 362.
Tufton street, the supposed residence of colonel Blood, 267.
Turners, company of, 136.
Tyborn, account of the manor of, 355.
Tyrconnel, duchess of, see New Exchange.
Unitarians, their tenets, 145. Sec Devereux.
Upholders, company of, 136.
Uxbridge house, described, 347.
Wapping, its antient state, 446.
Wellclose square, its church described, 489.
Westminster Abbey, fabulous accounts concerning its foundation, 268;-
its history, and benefactors, ib.-erected into a bishopric, dissolved, 209.
formed into a college by queen Elizabeth, ib.-the building described,
270:-Henry the Seventh's chapel, particularly described, 297 ;-the
Jerusalem chamber, 299.
- bridge, described, 246;-expence of building it, 248.
city of, its origin and history, 137 ;-account of the monas.
tery, and its dissolution, 138;-governinent and magistrates, ib.
hall, first built by William Rufus, 250 ;-re-constructed by
Richard II. ib.-described, the coronation feasts held here, 251.
Lying-in hospital, objects of the charity, 530.
school, of very antient foundation, 300.
Wheelwrights, company of, 136.
Whitechapel Mount, account of, 435.
Friars, history of that order, 44;—its foundation and suppres-