Bird in Hand Alley, Court

   South out of Cheapside at No.76 (P.O. Directory). West of Bucklersbury, in Cheap Ward.
   First mention: O. and M. 1677. "Bird in Hand Alley," and in Hatton, 1708.
   Can this name be a corruption of the former "Bordhawe lane" (q.v.)?

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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