Pope’s Head Tavern

The Pope’s Head Tavern in Cornhill lay at the north end of Pope’s Head Alley, to which it gave its name. It was a substantial stone building dating back to the reign of Edward IV (Harben 479). The tavern was commonly believed to have once been a King’s Palace, but this belief may have arisen purely out of the fact that its walls carried the arms of England (Sugden 418; Moser 14). It was bequeathed to the Merchant Taylors’ Company in 1615, and they were still drawing rents from the property in the early twentieth century (Sugden 418, Harben 479). The tavern was in use until 1756.


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Holmes, Martin D. Pope’s Head Tavern. The Map of Early Modern London, Edition 7.0, edited by Janelle Jenstad, U of Victoria, 05 May 2022, mapoflondon.uvic.ca/edition/7.0/POPE3.htm. INP.

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Holmes, Martin D. Pope’s Head Tavern. The Map of Early Modern London, Edition 7.0. Ed. Janelle Jenstad. Victoria: University of Victoria. Accessed May 05, 2022. mapoflondon.uvic.ca/edition/7.0/POPE3.htm. INP.

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Holmes, M. D. 2022. Pope’s Head Tavern. In J. Jenstad (Ed), The Map of Early Modern London (Edition 7.0). Victoria: University of Victoria. Retrieved from https://mapoflondon.uvic.ca/editions/7.0/POPE3.htm. INP.

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