Furnival's Inn

Furnival's Inn
   On the north side of Holborn, between Leather Lane and Brook Street (O.S. 1880).
   Southern portion in Farringdon Ward Without, the northern part outside the City boundary.
   First mention: "Fournyvalle's Inne," 32 H. VI. I. p.m.
   Other forms of name : "Furnyvalesyn," 39 H. VI. (ib. 39 H. VI.). "Furnyvale In," 1457 (Ct. H.W. II. 531).
   In 50 Ed. III. tenements in par. of St. Andrew in Holbourne were granted to William Lord Fournyval (Hust. Roll 104).
   In 32 H. VI. it belonged to John, earl of Shrewsbury, and still formed part of his possessions at his death, 1460 (I. p.m. 32 H. VI. and Cal. P.R. H. VI. 1452-61, p. 635).
   Granted by F. Talbot, earl of Shrewsbury, to Edward Gryffin, Solicitor Gen., William Roper and Ric. Heydon, 1 Ed. VI., L. and Midd. Feet of Fines.
   An Inn of Chancery, attached to Lincoln's Inn.
   From the records of the Inn, it appears that it was demised to students of the Law by the Lords Furnival in 1408.
   Taken down 1640 and rebuilt by Inigo Jones. Again rebuilt 1818-20. Sold 1853, northern portion of the site occupied by Wood's Hotel.
   Site purchased by the Prudential Assurance Co. for new offices.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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