Pardon Churchyard, Smithfield
   Said to have been purchased and a chapel built there for the burial of those who died of the Black Death 1348-9, by Ralph Stratford, Bishop of London. Enlarged by the addition of Spital Croft by Sir W. Manny (Hendrik' & Charterhouse, p. 16)
   The churchyard of the Priory of StPardon Churchyard, Smithfield Bartholomew de Smethefeld was called "le Pardonchirchehawe," 1368 (Ct. H.W. II. 115).
   Qy. = Newechirche hawe.
   See New Church Hawe.
   Malcolm says it belonged to St. John of Jerusalem in 1522 (Lond. Rediv. I. 381).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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