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Lawrence Sheriff
Lawrence Sheriff (or Sheriffe) (c. 1515 or 1516 – September 1567) was an Elizabethan The Elizabethan era is the epoch in the Tudor period The Tudor period occurred between 1485 and 1603 in and includes the during the of until 1603. The Tudor period coincides with the dynasty of the in England whose first monarch was ... merchant A merchant is a person who trades in commodities In economics Economics () is the social science that studies how people interact with value; in particular, the Production (economics), production, distribution (economics), distributi ... and benefactor, who was notable for being grocer A grocery store (North America), grocery or grocery shop (UK) is a store that primarily retails a general range of food products, which may be fresh Fresh or FRESH may refer to: People *DJ Fresh Daniel Edward Stein (born 11 April 197 ... to Queen Elizabeth I Elizabeth I (7 September 153324 March 1603) was Queen of Eng ...
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Rugby, Warwickshire
Rugby is a market town in eastern Warwickshire, England, close to the River Avon, Warwickshire, River Avon. In 2020 its population was estimated at 77,285, making it the List of Warwickshire towns by population, second-largest town in Warwickshire. It is the main settlement within the larger Borough of Rugby which has a population of 108,935 (2019 estimate). Rugby is situated on the eastern edge of Warwickshire, near to the borders with Leicestershire and Northamptonshire. It is north of London, east-southeast of Birmingham, east of Coventry, and south-southwest of Leicester. Rugby was a small rural market town until the mid-19th century, when the siting of a major railway junction at the town spurred the development of manufacturing and engineering industry, and the rapid growth of population. Rugby School, an independent school situated in the town, is the birthplace of Rugby football which, according to legend, was invented in 1823 by a Rugby schoolboy William Webb Ellis. ...
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Worshipful Company Of Grocers
The Worshipful Company of Grocers is one of the 110 Livery Companies There are 110 livery companies, comprising London's ancient and modern trade association A trade association, also known as an industry trade group, business association, sector association or industry body, is an organization founded and ... of the City of London The City of London is a city A city is a large .Goodall, B. (1987) ''The Penguin Dictionary of Human Geography''. London: Penguin.Kuper, A. and Kuper, J., eds (1996) ''The Social Science Encyclopedia''. 2nd edition. London: Routledge. It ... and ranks second in order of precedence An order of precedence is a sequential hierarchy of nominal importance and can be applied to individuals, groups, or organizations. Most often it is used in the context of people by many organizations and governments, for very formal and state o .... The Grocers' Company was established in 1345 for merchants occupied in the trade of grocer A ...
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Great Fire Of London
The Great Fire of London was a major conflagration A conflagration is a large and destructive fire BBQ. Fire is the rapid oxidation of a material in the exothermic chemical process of combustion, releasing heat, light, and various reaction Product (chemistry), products. Fire is hot becaus ... that swept through the central parts of London London is the capital Capital most commonly refers to: * Capital letter Letter case (or just case) is the distinction between the letters that are in larger uppercase or capitals (or more formally ''majuscule'') and smaller lowerc ... from Sunday, 2 September to Thursday, 6 September 1666. The fire gutted the medieval City of London The City of London is a city A city is a large .Goodall, B. (1987) ''The Penguin Dictionary of Human Geography''. London: Penguin.Kuper, A. and Kuper, J., eds (1996) ''The Social Science Encyclopedia''. 2nd edition. London: Routledge. It ... inside the old Roman city w ...
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Newgate
Newgate was one of the historic seven gates of the London Wall The London Wall was a defensive wall first built by the Ancient Rome, Romans around the strategically important port town of Londinium in AD 200. It has origins as an initial mound wall and ditch from AD 100 and an initial fort, now called C ... around the City of London The City of London is a city A city is a large .Goodall, B. (1987) ''The Penguin Dictionary of Human Geography''. London: Penguin.Kuper, A. and Kuper, J., eds (1996) ''The Social Science Encyclopedia''. 2nd edition. London: Routledge. It ... and one of the six which date back to Roman times. Newgate lay on the west side of the wall and the road issuing from it headed over the River Fleet The River Fleet is the largest of London's subterranean rivers, all of which today contain foul water for treatment. Its headwaters are two streams on Hampstead Heath, each of which was dammed into a series of ponds—the Hampstead Ponds a ...
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Bloomsbury
Bloomsbury is a district in the West End of London The West End of London (commonly referred to as the West End) is a district of Central London Central London is the innermost part of London London is the capital city, capital and List of urban areas in the United Kingdom, largest cit .... It is considered a fashionable residential area, and is the location of numerous cultural Culture () is an umbrella term which encompasses the social behavior and Norm (social), norms found in human Society, societies, as well as the knowledge, beliefs, arts, laws, Social norm, customs, capabilities, and habits of the individuals in ..., intellectual An intellectual is a person who engages in critical thinking Critical thinking is the analysis of facts to form a judgment. The subject is complex; several different Critical thinking#Definitions, definitions exist, which generally include ..., and educational institution An educational institution is a place where p ...
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Rugby Street
Rugby Street, formerly known as Chapel Street, is a street in the Bloomsbury Bloomsbury is a district in the West End of London The West End of London (commonly referred to as the West End) is a district of Central London Central London is the innermost part of London London is the capital city, capital ... district of the London Borough of Camden The London Borough of Camden () is a London borough The London boroughs are the 32 local authority districts that make up the ceremonial county The counties and areas for the purposes of the lieutenancies, also referred to as the l .... It was built between around 1700 and 1721 on land that was given to Rugby School Rugby School is a public school (English independent Independent or Independents may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Artist groups * Independents (artist group), a group of modernist painters based in the New Hope, Pennsylvania, a ... in Warwickshire and now forms part o ...
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Lamb's Conduit Street
Lamb's Conduit Street is a street in Bloomsbury in the West End of London, West End of London. There are many independent traders along the street. The street is named after William Lambe, in recognition of the £1,500 he gave for the rebuilding of the Holborn Conduit in 1564. (According to ''The London Encyclopaedia'', "The conduit was an Elizabethan dam made in one of the tributaries of the River Fleet, Fleet River and restored in 1577 by William Lamb, who also provided 120 pails for poor women".) The remains of the head of the conduit can be seen on the side of a 1950s building on the corner between Lamb's Conduit Street and Long Yard. Notable buildings include The Lamb (pub), The Lamb public house, and The People's Supermarket food cooperative. Notable residents have included John Lind (barrister), John Lind (1737–1781), the barrister, political activist and pamphleteer; John Haslam (physician), John Haslam (1764–1844), the apothecary, physician and medical writer, known ...
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Great Ormond Street
Great Ormond Street Hospital (informally GOSH or Great Ormond Street, formerly the Hospital for Sick Children) is a children's hospital A children's hospital is a hospital A hospital is a health care Healthcare is the maintenance or improvement of health Health is a state of physical, mental and social well-being Well-being, also known as ''wellness'', ''prude ... located in the Bloomsbury Bloomsbury is a district in the West End of London The West End of London (commonly referred to as the West End) is a district of Central London Central London is the innermost part of London London is the capital city, capital ... area of the London Borough of Camden The London Borough of Camden () is a London borough The London boroughs are the 32 local authority districts that make up the ceremonial county The counties and areas for the purposes of the lieutenancies, also referred to as the l ..., and a part of Great Ormond Str ...
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Codicil (will)
A codicil is a testamentary A testator () is a person A person (plural people or persons) is a being that has certain capacities or attributes such as reason, morality, consciousness or self-consciousness, and being a part of a culturally established form of social relation ... or supplementary document similar but not necessarily identical to a will Will may refer to: Common meanings * Will and testament A will or testament is a legal document that expresses a person's ( testator) wishes as to how their property (estate (law), estate) is to be distributed after their death and as to which .... In some jurisdiction Jurisdiction (from Latin Latin (, or , ) is a classical language A classical language is a language A language is a structured system of communication Communication (from Latin ''communicare'', meaning "to share" or "to be i ...s, it may serve to amend, rather than replace, a previously executed will. In others, it may serve as an alternat ...
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Almshouses
An almshouse (also known as a bede-house, poorhouse, or hospital) is charitable The practice of charity means the Volunteering, voluntary giving of help to those in need, as a Humanitarianism, humanitarian act. There are a number of Philosophy, philosophies about charity, often associated with religion. Effective altruism is th ... housing Housing, or more generally living spaces, refers to the construction Construction is a general term meaning the art and science to form Physical object, objects, systems, or organizations,"Construction" def. 1.a. 1.b. and 1.c. ''Oxford Eng ... provided to people in a particular community A community is a social unit (a group of living things) with commonality such as Norm (social), norms, religion, values, Convention (norm), customs, or Identity (social science), identity. Communities may share a sense of place (geography), plac .... They are often targeted at the poor Poverty is the state of not having enough material possess ...
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Middlesex
Middlesex (; abbreviation: Middx) is a Historic counties of England, historic county in South East England, southeast England. Its area is almost entirely within the wider urbanised area of London and mostly within the Ceremonial counties of England, ceremonial county of Greater London, with small sections in neighbouring ceremonial counties. The county's name derives from its origin as the Middle Saxons, Middle Saxon Province of the Anglo-Saxon England, Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Essex, with the county of Middlesex subsequently formed from part of that territory in either the ninth or tenth century, and remaining an administrative unit until 1965. The county is the List of counties of England by area in 1831, second smallest, after Rutland, of the historic counties of England. Three rivers provide most of the county's boundaries; the River Thames, Thames in the south, the River Lea, Lea to the east and the River Colne, Hertfordshire, Colne to the west. A line of hills forms th ...
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Griffin
The griffin, griffon, or gryphon (Ancient Greek Ancient Greek includes the forms of the Greek language Greek ( el, label=Modern Greek Modern Greek (, , or , ''Kiní Neoellinikí Glóssa''), generally referred to by speakers simply as Greek (, ), refers collectively to the diale ...: , ''grū́ps''; Classical Latin Classical Latin is the form of Latin language Latin (, or , ) is a classical language belonging to the Italic languages, Italic branch of the Indo-European languages. Latin was originally spoken in the area around Rome, known as Latium. ...: ''grȳps'' or ''grȳpus''; Late and Medieval Latin Medieval Latin was the form of Latin Latin (, or , ) is a classical language A classical language is a language A language is a structured system of communication Communication (from Latin ''communicare'', meaning "to share ...: ''gryphes'', ''grypho'' etc.; Old French Old French (, , ; Modern French French ( ...
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