Okebourn
   A messuage so called between the dwelling-place of the Friars Preachers and the water of Thames in the ward of Castle Baynard. Granted to the Friars Preachers for the enlargement of their dwelling-place, 26 Ed. III.1352 (Cal. P.R. Ed. III. 1350-4, p.323).
   It had formerly belonged to the Prior of Okeburn and had been taken into the king's hands, 16 Ed. III.1342 (Cal. Close R. Ed. III.1341-3, p.667).
   Stow says it was in Castle Lane, Puddle Wharf (q.v.).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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  • Queen's College Yard —    South out of Duke Humfrey s, in Castle Baynard Ward (O. and M. 1677 Strype, 1755).    It seems to be called Castle Lane in Stow, and to occupy the site of the hostel called Okebourn (q.v.).    Site now occupied by St. Andrew s Wharf (q.v.) …   Dictionary of London

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