White Lion Court

   1) South out of Great Tower Street, east of Beer Lane (P.O. Directory). In Tower Ward.
   Earliest mention: "White Lyon Court" (Strype, 1720).
   Seems to be shown in O. and M. 1677, but not named.
   Ric. Smith gave his dwelling house called the "White Lion "for the use of the poor of the parish of All Hallows Barking, if his children died without issue (Strype, ed. 1720, I. ii. 36).
   Now called Barking Court (q.v.).
   2) South out of Fleet Street, west of Salisbury Court, in Farringdon Ward Without (O. and M. 1677-L.C.C. List, 1912).
   "White Lyon Court" in Rocque, 1746. Rebuilt for business purposes.
   3) West out of Cow Lane, in Farringdon Ward Without (O. and M. 1677-Strype, 1755).
   "White Lyon Yard "in O. and M.
   Site now covered by King Street and West Smithfield.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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