The Survey of London
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The Survey of London

By John Stow
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Table of Contents
  • THE SURVEY OF LONDON
  • INTRODUCTION
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • NORDEN’S MAP OF LONDON 1593
    • REFERENCES TO THE MAP ON PAGES xvi AND xvii
  • CONTENTS
  • THE AUTHOR TO THE READER
  • THE SURVEY OF LONDON CONTAINING THE ORIGINAL, ANTIQUITY, INCREASE, MODERN ESTATE, AND DESCRIPTION OF THAT CITY
  • WALL ABOUT THE CITY OF LONDON
  • OF ANCIENT AND PRESENT RIVERS, BROOKS, BOURNS, POOLS, WELLS, AND CONDUITS OF FRESH WATER, SERVING THE CITY, AS ALSO OF THE DITCH COMPASSING THE WALL OF THE SAME FOR DEFENCE THEREOF.
  • THE TOWN DITCH WITHOUT THE WALL OF THE CITY
  • BRIDGES OF THIS CITY
  • GATES IN THE WALL OF THIS CITY
    • AELDGATE
    • BISHOPSGATE
    • POSTERN OF MOREGATE
    • POSTERN OF CRIPPLEGATE
    • ALDERSGATE
    • POSTERN OUT OF CHRIST’S HOSPITAL
    • NEWGATE
    • LUDGATE
    • BRIDGE GATE
  • OF TOWERS AND CASTLES
    • TOWER ON LONDON BRIDGE
    • TOWER ON THE SOUTH OF LONDON BRIDGE
    • BAYNARD’S CASTLE
      • THE RIGHTS THAT BELONGED TO ROBERT FITZWALTER CHASTALIAN OF LONDON, LORD OF WODEHAM, WERE THESE:—
    • THE RIGHTS THAT BELONGED TO ROBERT FITZWALTER CHASTALIAN OF LONDON, LORD OF WODEHAM, WERE THESE:—
    • TOWER OF MOUNTFIQUIT
  • OF SCHOOLS AND OTHER HOUSES OF LEARNING
  • HOUSES OF STUDENTS IN THE COMMON LAW
    • Within the liberties
    • Without the liberties
  • OF ORDERS AND CUSTOMS
  • OF CHARITABLE ALMS IN OLD TIMES GIVEN
  • SPORTS AND PASTIMES OF OLD TIME USED IN THIS CITY
  • OF WATCHES IN THIS CITY, AND OTHER MATTERS COMMANDED, AND THE CAUSE WHY
  • HONOUR OF CITIZENS, AND WORTHINESS OF MEN IN THE SAME
  • THE CITY DIVIDED INTO PARTS
  • OF PORTSOKEN WARD, THE FIRST IN THE EAST PART
  • TOWER STREET WARD
  • ALDGATE WARD
  • LIME STREET WARD
  • BISHOPSGATE WARD
  • BROAD STREET WARD
  • CORNEHILL WARD
  • LANGBORNE WARD, AND FENNIE ABOUT
  • BILLINGSGATE WARD
  • BRIDGE WARD WITHIN
  • CANDLEWICK STREET WARD
  • WALBROOK WARD
  • DOWNEGATE WARD
  • WARDS ON THE WEST SIDE OF WALBROOKE, AND FIRST OF VINTRY WARD
  • CORDWAINER STREET WARD
  • CHEAPE WARD
  • COLEMAN STREET WARD
  • BASSINGS HALL WARD
  • CRIPPLESGATE WARD
  • ALDERSGATE WARD
  • FARINGDON WARD INFRA, OR WITHIN
  • BREAD STREET WARD
  • QUEENE HITHE WARD
  • CASTLE BAYNARD WARD
  • THE WARD OF FARINGDON EXTRA, OR WITHOUT
  • BRIDGE WARDE WITHOUT, THE TWENTY-SIXTH IN NUMBER; CONSISTING OF THE BOROUGH OF SOUTHWARKE, IN THE COUNTY OF SURREY.
  • THE SUBURBS WITHOUT THE WALLS OF THE SAID CITY BRIEFLY TOUCHED. AS ALSO WITHOUT THE LIBERTIES MORE AT LARGE DESCRIBED.
  • LIBERTIES OF THE DUCHY OF LANCASTER
  • THE CITY OF WESTMINSTER, WITH THE ANTIQUITIES, BOUNDS, AND LIBERTIES THEREOF
  • GOVERNORS OF THE CITY OF LONDON; AND FIRST OF ECCLESIASTICAL BISHOPS AND OTHER MINISTERS THERE
  • PARISH CHURCHES
  • HOSPITALS IN THIS CITY, AND SUBURBS THEREOF, THAT HAVE BEEN OF OLD TIME, AND NOW PRESENTLY ARE, I READ OF THESE AS FOLLOWETH:
  • NOW OF LEPROSE PEOPLE, AND LAZAR HOUSES
  • THE TEMPORAL GOVERNMENT OF THIS CITY, SOMEWHAT IN BRIEF MANNER
  • ALDERMEN AND SHERIFFS OF LONDON
  • OFFICERS BELONGING TO THE LORD MAYOR’S HOUSE
  • THE SHERIFFS OF LONDON; THEIR OFFICERS
  • OF THE MAYOR’S AND SHERIFFS’ LIVERIES SOMEWHAT
  • SOMEWHAT OF LIVERIES WORN BY CITIZENS OF LONDON, IN TIME OF TRIUMPHS AND OTHERWAYS
  • A DISCOURSE OF THE NAMES AND FIRST CAUSES OF THE INSTITUTION OF CITIES AND PEOPLED TOWNS AND OF THE COMMODITIES THAT DO GROW BY THE SAME; AND, NAMELY, OF THE CITY OF LONDON
  • THE SINGULARITIES OF THE CITY OF LONDON
  • AN APPENDIX, CONTAINING THE EXAMINATION OF SUCH CAUSES AS HAVE HERETOFORE MOVED THE PRINCES EITHER TO FINE AND RANSOM THE CITIZENS OF LONDON, OR TO SEIZE THE LIBERTIES OF THE CITY ITSELF.
  • FITZSTEPHEN’S DESCRIPTION OF LONDON
    • OF THE SITUATION OF THE SAME
    • OF THE MILDNESS OF THE CLIMATE
    • OF THE RELIGION
    • OF THE STRENGTH OF THE CITY
    • OF THE GARDENS
    • OF THE PASTURE AND TILLAGE LANDS
    • OF THE SPRINGS
    • OF THE HONOUR OF THE CITIZENS
    • OF THE MATRONS
    • OF THE SCHOOLS
    • OF THE MANNER IN WHICH THE AFFAIRS OF THE CITY ARE DISPOSED
    • OF THE SPORTS
  • INDEX
  • FOOTNOTES
  • Transcriber’s Note
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