- La Riole
- A tenement and afterwards a street. In the parishes of St. Michael Paternosterchurch and St. Thomas Apostles, in Vintry Ward.Street identified with College Hill (q.v.).First mention of tenement: All the tenement in London called La Ryole" which Thomas Bat gave by charter to Simon de Beauveys for 360 marks, 5 Ed. 1.1276 (Cal. Ch. Rolls, II. 202).First mention of street : " la Ryole," 1303-4 (Ct. H.W. I. 161). " la Riole," 13 Ed. II. (Cal. L. Bk. E. p.117). "la Reol," 4 Ed. III. (Cal. P.R. Ed. III. 1330-4, p.37). "le Royall," 34 H. VI. (Anc. Deeds, A. 9048). " Royall Strete " (S. 241).The King's houses in" la Reol "were granted to Q. Phillippa for life for her wardrobe, 4 Ed. III. 1331 (Cal. P.R. Ed. III. 1330-4, p.37).Named from the town of "la Reole" near Bordeaux, from whence the merchants imported their wine as early as 1282 (Cal. L. Bk. A. p.49).
A Dictionary of London. Henry A Harben. 1918.