The Horse Shoe


The Horse Shoe
   1) On the north side of Great Eastcheap at Nos. 20-22, near the Boar's Head (q.v.), in the parish of St. Clement Eastcheap, 1556 (Indenture 1620 quoted in End. Ch. Rep. 1903. St. Clement's parish, p. 2).
   No later mention.
   2) In Holborn, opposite Chancery Lane, 1671 (L. and P. Chas. II. XI. 226).
   No later record.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Horse Shoe Trail — Infobox Hiking trail Name= Horse Shoe Trail Photo= Caption= Locaton= Southeastern Pennyslvania, USA Description= Length= convert|140|mi|km Start/End Points= Valley Forge National Historical Park Appalachian Trail Use= Hiking Horse Riding… …   Wikipedia

  • Horse-shoe Bridge Street —    East out of Tower Royal to the church of St. John Walbrook (S. 230).    First mention: A lane leading from the street called La Riole to Horschobrigge, unnamed, 1320 (Cal. L. Bk. E. p. 117).    Stow says that Cutlers Hall was in Horshewbridge… …   Dictionary of London

  • horse·shoe — /ˈhoɚsˌʃuː/ noun, pl shoes 1 [count] 1 a : a U shaped band of iron nailed to the bottom of a horse s hoof as a shoe 1 b : something shaped like a horseshoe The lake was a horseshoe surrounded by tall pine trees. 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Horse-shoe Bridge —    A bridge over the stream of the Walbrook by the church of St. John upon Walbrook (S. 27 and 230).    Earliest mention: Horssobregge, 1277 8 (Ct. H.W. I. 33).    Other forms : Horschobrigge, 1306 7 (ib. 182). Horshobridge, 1307 (ib. 190).… …   Dictionary of London

  • Horse-shoe Passage —    In Foster Lane (Boyle, 1799).    Not named in the maps …   Dictionary of London

  • for want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for want of a horse the man was lost — The proverb is found in a number of forms. Cf. late 15th cent. Fr. par ung seul clou perd on ung bon cheval, by just one nail one loses a good horse; c 1390 GOWER Confessio Amantis v. 4785 For sparinge of a litel cost Fulofte time a man hath lost …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • The Brod Fortress — The Fortress of BrodThe cultural heritage of highest importance (0 category). HistoryThe city of Slavonski Brod,Croatia, which was an important strategic and traffic center controlling the border crossing towards Turkey and connecting main… …   Wikipedia

  • The Boar's Head —    On the north side of Great Eastcheap in the parish of St. Clement Eastcheap, at Nos. 20 22, near the Horse Shoe, devised 1556 for the use of that parish (Indenture 1620, in End. Ch. Rep. 1903, p. 2).    Old houses let on yearly tenancies (ib.… …   Dictionary of London

  • Shoe polish — (or boot polish), usually a waxy paste or a cream, is a consumer product used to shine, waterproof, and restore the appearance of leather shoes or boots, thereby extending the footwear s life. In some regions mdash;including New Zealand mdash;… …   Wikipedia

  • The Nail (fairy tale) — The Nail is Tale 184 from Grimm s Fairy Tales Synopsis A merchant had done wonderful business at the fair. He put all his earning on the horse and planned to go home before sunset. While he was taking a break on his way, someone pointed out to… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.