Francheprison
   Lands and tenements in Secollane in parish of St. Sepulchre without Neugate between tenements belonging to Richard Andreu on the one side and the small bridge near "le Francheprison," 1349 (Ct. H.W. I. 621).
    = Fleet prison.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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  • Fleet Prison —    On the eastern bank of the Fleet, and afterwards of the Canal and Fleet Market, in Farringdon Ward Without (Elmes, 1831), south of Fleet Lane.    First mention: Custody gaiolae de Ponte de Fleete in hands of Nathaniel de Leveland and Robert… …   Dictionary of London

  • Prisons —    Eight enumerated by Strype: The Gate House (q.v.), The Fleet, Compters of the Poultry and Wood Street, Ludgate, The Marshalsea, Kings Bench, White Lion (I. 269).     The Marshalsea was in Southwark, See Francheprison    Many of the City Gates… …   Dictionary of London

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