New Church Haw, without Alderugate
   A plot of land purchased by Sir Walter Manny in 1349 to be a burial place outside the City walls for those who died of the plague.
   He erected a chapel there dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary by the name of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Tanner).
   Robt. de Elsingg left money by his will to be devoted to the new work without Alderisgate commonly called "Newchirchehawe," 1350 (Ct. H.W. I. 637).
   Chapel of "Neucherchehaw" in West Smythfeld, 1361 (ib. II. 26).
   In 1361 the land was acquired from Sir Walter Manny for the erection of a house for the Order of the Carthusians and in 1382 Cecilia Rou gave rents to the " religeoies called Chartres" living at the New Churchyard without Aldrichesgate (Ct. H.W. II. 228).
   In 1374 "le oldstrete" is described as a road leading from the "new churchyard without Aldrichgate to Isildon."
   See Charterhouse.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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