Salisbury Place
   The hostel or Inn of the Bishops of Salisbury in London, on the south side of Fleet Street in the parish of St. Bride.
   Mentioned 1337 (Cal. L. Bk. E. p.290).
   Afterwards called " Sackville House," as being the residence of the Sackville family (Strype, ed. 1720, I. iii. 267).
   In 6 Eliz. the Bishop of Salisbury granted tq the Queen in exchange for the manor of Morstone Moysey in Wiltshire all his Lordship, Mannor, etc., called " Salisbury house," alias " Salisbury place," alias " Salisbury Court," alias " Sackevill place," in the parish of St. Bridget alias St. Brides in Fleetestreete, including the Hanging Sword and other houses in Hanging Sword alley alias Ouldwood alley, which manor was to be granted to Sir Richard Sackvile and Lady Winifride his wife (Transcript of deed of 6 Eliz. in Bell's "Fleet Street in Seven Centuries," p. 586, et seq.).
   Site now occupied by Salisbury Court and Square (q.v.).

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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