Cavendish Court
   North out of Houndsditch into Devonshire Street, at No. 90 (P.O. Directory). In Bishopsgate Ward Without.
   First mention: Strype, ed. 172O.
   Other name : "Sandwich Court" (Rocque, 1746).
   It seems to be shown in O. and M. 1677, as a passage leading up to Devonshire House.
   Strype calls it "Candish Court" (q.v.).
   Named after the Earls of Devonshire, who occupied Devonshire House for some years, the family name being Cavendish.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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