- Pardon Churchyard
- 1) In the cloister on the north side of Old St. Paul's (S. 329).First mention: " le Pardoncherchawe," 1301 (Ct. H.W. II. 39).Other forms: Churchyard of St. Paul of the Greater Pardon "maioris venie," 1357-8 (Ct. H.W. II. 1). " Cemiteno indulgenciarum," 1358-9 (ib. 7). " Cimiterio veniali," 1361 (ib. 42).There was a chapel and a Librarv in the churchyard and numerous monuments (S. 329). The chapel was dedicated to St. Anne and St. Thomas the Martyr, 1413 (Cal. P.R. 1413-15, p.365).Chapel and cloisters pulled down 1549, ground afterwards used as a garden by the petty canons.Materials used by the Protector Somerset to build his new house in the Strand.2) Churchyard of the Church of St. Dunstan in East called" Pardon chirchehawe," 1477 (Ct. H.W. II. 576, and Strype, Ed. 1720, I. ii. 47).
A Dictionary of London. Henry A Harben. 1918.