Prisons

   Eight enumerated by Strype: "The Gate House" (q.v.), "The Fleet," Compters of the Poultry and Wood Street," "Ludgate," "The Marshalsea," " Kings Bench," " White Lion " (I. 269).
   "The Marshalsea" was in Southwark, See "Francheprison"
   Many of the City Gates were also used as prisons.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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