Flower de Lis Court

Flower de Lis Court
   1) South out of Bristol Street. In Castle Baynard Ward (O. and M. 1677-Lond. Guide, 1758).
   "Flower de luce Alley" (O. and M. 1677). "Flower de luce Court" (Strype).
   Named from a tenement and wharf called the Flower de Lewse in St. Andrew's parish, part of the possessions of the Friars Preachers, 32 H. VIII. 1540 (L. and P. H. VIII. xv. 559).
   The site is now occupied by Queen Victoria Street.
   2) West out of Crutched Friars (Strype, 1720 and 1755).
   Seems to occupy the site of a messuage and tenement called "Flower de Luce" given to Parish of St. James', Duke's Place, 1632 (ib. 1720, I. ii. 61).
   Burnt down in the Great Fire, 1666 (ib.).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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