Capel’s House

Capel’s House, or Capel Court, was so named after Sir William Capel, mayor of London in 1503. The location was referred to as Ship Court or Ship Yard in the seventeenth and eigheteenth centuries and Black Swan Yard or Black Swan Yard, formerly Ship Yard around 1775 (Harben 122). Henry Harben notes that [t]his house stood on the site of the Stock Exchange at the end of Capel Court (Harben 122). The location of Capel’s House was directly west of the Abbot of St. Alban’s Inn and east of where Saint Bartholomew Lane meets Bread Street.


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Capel’s House. The Map of Early Modern London, Edition 7.0, edited by Janelle Jenstad, U of Victoria, 05 May 2022, INP.

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Capel’s House. The Map of Early Modern London, Edition 7.0. Ed. Janelle Jenstad. Victoria: University of Victoria. Accessed May 05, 2022. INP.

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2022. Capel’s House. In J. Jenstad (Ed), The Map of Early Modern London (Edition 7.0). Victoria: University of Victoria. Retrieved from INP.

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