- Le Crowne
- 1) Tenement in St. Magnus parish, formerly called "le Glene," 23 H. VI. (Anc. Deeds, C. 508). In Bridge Ward Within.In tenure of the City Chamberlain, 34 H. VIII. 1542 (L. and P. H. VIII. XVII. 394).Not further identified.2) In Westchepe, in parish of St. Mary of Colchirche, in Cheap Ward.First mention: 1 H. VII. (Anc. Deeds, C. 596).Formed part of Sir Richard Charleton's lands forfeited 11 H. VIII. 1520 (L. and P. H. VIII. III. Pt. 1, p. 345)."Le Crowne alias Le Harpe," 36 H. VIII. 1545 (L. and P. H. VIII. XX. (1), p. 221).Not further identified.3) A messuage so called opposite the parish church called St. Michael's at Querne, 28 Eliz. 1586 (Lond. I. p.m. III. 84).No later reference.4) (The Crowne)Chief messuage called the Crowne in parish of St. Botolph without Bishopsgate belonging to the new Hospital of St. Mary without Bishopsgate, 35 H. VIII. 1543 (L. and P. H. VIII. XVIII. Pt. 1, p. 538).St. Mary Spital was often described as the New Hospital without Bishopsgate.Described in Release of 1543 as formerly in the tenure of John Newton (London Deeds, Harben bequest to L.C.C. 1500-1600, No. 1).
A Dictionary of London. Henry A Harben. 1918.