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This ebook attracts at the nice wealth of institutions of highway names in Cambridge. it's not a dictionary, however it presents a chain of entries on such subject matters because the Reformation, George IV and his spouse, twentieth-century British scientists, businessmen, Elizabethan occasions, medieval Cambridge, mayors, millers, and developers. It comprises hermits and coal retailers, box marshals and laundresses, martyrs and bombers, unscrupulous politicians and the founding father of a Christian group, Cromwell and Newton, an Anglo-Saxon queen and the discoverer of Uranus--all those who lived in or usually visited Cambridge.
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Skin it”, said some. ’ At length Johanus fled to Waltham Abbey, fell ill and resigned. The priory was only saved by descendants of BECHE, who sided with the rebels. John of Bourne (1345–50) was sixteenth prior, but [BOURNE] Road is not near the other streets named after priors and may have been meant for the village west of the city. ), his successor, however, is in the cluster, as are the names of John BARNWELL (1392–1408), William RAYSON (1517) and Thomas RAWLYN (1523). 22 Barnwell The cluster of ‘Barnwell’ streets above occupies most of the site of what was once Marshall’s WHITEHILL Aerodrome, 1929–37.
1548–1615), Master of Trinity from 1592, who created out of a warren of older buildings of earlier foundations the splendid Great Court, full of Renaissance spaciousness. No Magdalene connection has been discovered and there is no strong reason for supposing the road is named after him, but he is remembered in Nevile’s Court at Trinity. It was he who exchanged with the mayor in 1612–13 land on both sides of the river near Trinity, now part of the Backs, for various pieces of land, the most important of which became known as Parker’s Piece, because the estate had been leased to Edward Parker, cook.
Stokes, Outside the Barnwell Gate, Cambridge Antiquarian Society Publications, no. ) The name ‘bridewell’ comes from the house of correction in London near the St Bride ’s Well (originally St Bridget’s) off Fleet Street. The Cambridge street is named after Royal Bridewell Hospital, part of St Thomas’s Hospital, former owner of the land, which was transferred to Savoy Hospital in the 1550s. 25 - The beginning of the University Simon LANGHAM (d. 1376) Archbishop of Canterbury, Chancellor of England, and Cardinal, was also Bishop of Ely, and thus, as Visitor (a kind of ombudsman) and Patron, had close connection with Peterhouse, several of whose members are commemorated in the same neighbourhood.