Fox Ordinary Court

   West out of St. Nicholas' Lane. In Candlewick and Langbourne Wards (O. and M. 1677-Elmes, 1831).
   "Fox Court" in Hatton, 1708.
   Removed c. 1831 for the formation of King William Street.
   So named from a public eating House there formerly (Strype, ed. 1720, I. ii. 163).
   The word "ordinary" in this connection is used to denote "a public meal provided at fixed time and price in tavern, etc."

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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