• The Sun Tavern

    Author(s):
    Elizabeth E. Tavares (see profile)
    Editor(s):
    Jenelle Jenstad
    Date:
    2020
    Subject(s):
    Early modern British literature, English Renaissance culture, English Renaissance literature
    Item Type:
    Map
    Permanent URL:
    https://doi.org/10.17613/8pxp-8e46
    Abstract:
    The Sun Tavern was a victualing house on the east side of New Fish Street, just north of London Bridge between lower Thames Street and Little Eastcheap. Settled just under St. Magnus’ monument and yard, the tavern sat on the boundary between Bridge Within Ward and Billingsgate Ward. A small sign with an orb and a dot, the common marker of the symbol for the sun in this period, hung out into the street to mark its location (Digges).
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    Published
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