The Elms, Smithfield

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Located between Horsepool and the Fleet River, the Elms, as John Stow notes, was a place of execution named after the once flourishing number of elm trees on site. Stow refers to the area as Le elmes or le two elmys (Stow 382). By Stow’s lifetime the expansion of London meant the namesake trees had been cut down.
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MLA citation:

“The Elms, Smithfield.” The Map of Early Modern London. Ed. Janelle Jenstad. Victoria: University of Victoria. Web. 29 March 2017. <http://mapoflondon.uvic.ca/ELMS1.htm>.

Chicago citation:

“The Elms, Smithfield.” n.d. The Map of Early Modern London. Ed. Janelle Jenstad. Victoria: University of Victoria. Accessed March 29, 2017. http://mapoflondon.uvic.ca/ELMS1.htm.

APA citation:

The Elms, Smithfield. (n.d.). In J. Jenstad (Ed.), The Map of Early Modern London. Retrieved March 29, 2017, from http://mapoflondon.uvic.ca/ELMS1.htm

TEI citation:

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