Covent Garden, East Smithfield
   Inhabited by foreigners in 1635 (L. and P. Chas. I. Dom. S. 1635, p. 594).
   Not mentioned in any of the old maps, etc., but probably erected on the site of the Convent garden of St. Mary Graces mentioned in the grant to Sir Arthur Darcy in 1542 (ib. Hen. VIII. Dom. S. XVIII. Pt. 1, p. 446).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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