Mr. Parole's House - Myter Court

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Henry A Harben. "Mr. Parole's House - Myter Court", in A Dictionary of London, (London, 1918) . British History Online, accessed May 21, 2024,

Harben, Henry A. "Mr. Parole's House - Myter Court", A Dictionary of London, (London, 1918). . British History Online. Web. 21 May 2024,

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Mr. Parole's House

See City Police Office.

Mr. Parole's House

See City Police Office.


-See Mincing Lane.

Muggart's Court

In Milk Street (W. Stow, 1722).

Not named in the maps.

Mugwelle, Mugwell Street

See Monkwell Street.

Mukewell Street

See Monkwell Street.

Mulberry Court

North out of Great Bell Alley to White's Alley. In Coleman Street Ward (Strype, ed 1720-O.S. 1848-51).

The site has been rebuilt and a new street now connects Telegraph Street with Moorgate Street Buildings, in place of Mulberry Court.

In Strype's time there were steps up from Bell Alley to Mulberry Court.

Perhaps there was a mulberry tree in or near the Court giving name to it.

Mullin's Rents

See Molin's Rents.


Tenement of Thomas Noket near "Mullyngesshoppe" in parish. of St. Michael upon Cornhill, 1396-7 (Ct. H.W. II. 323).

Not further identified.

Mumford Court

East out of Milk Street at No.9 (P.O. Directory). In Cripplegate Ward Within and Cheap Ward.

First mention : "Munford's Court" (O. and M. 1677).

Other forms: "MumpHords Court" (Rocque, 1746). "Montford's Court" (Strype, Ed. 1720, I. iii. 51).

Named after the builder or owner.

Munchen Lane.

-See Mincing Lane.

Murfyn's Alley

Great messuage in parish of St. Gabriel Fanchurche in Fanchurche Street, which belonged to Halywell Nunnery, abutting on the common high street south, a garden belonging to the Fishmongers Society north and west, the house of one Gynkynsons east and a certain "le Alley" formerly called Mursyns Alley West, 34 H. VIII. 1542 (L. and P. H. VIII. Dom. S. XVII. p.643).

Described as " Murfyns Alley " in 1543 (ib. XVIII. Pt. I, 127).

It seems to occupy the site of the present " Pen Court " (q.v.).

Probably named after the owner or builder.

Mursyn's Alley

See Murfyn's Alley.

Muscovy Court

West out of Trinity Square, Tower Hill, at No.5 (P.O. Directory). in Tower Ward (O.S.).

Earliest mention: Strype, 1720.

The buildings are described as new (I. ii. 54). It had an entrance into the Navy Office (ib.).

Mentioned in circumference of the Tower set out in Pat. Jas. II. (Bayley, II. cxviii. App.).

Demolished 1913-14 for the erection of the Port of London Authority's new offices.

Derivation of name: Said to be so named from the offices of the Muscovite Ambassador in this locality (Maskell, p. 180).

Wheatley suggests that the name is derived from the sign of the Czar of Muscovy, a public-house in Great Tower Street, to which Peter the Great is said to have resorted to drink and smoke after his day's work was done.

The "Ould Muscovye House" was in the parish of St. Dunstan in the East, 31 Eliz. 1589 (Lond. I. p.m. III. p.132).

Mutton Court

South out of Maiden Lane (Gresham Street). In Cripplegate Ward Within (O. and M. 1677-Lockie, 1816).

East of Wax Chandler's Hall.

"Narrow and.mean" (Strype, Ed. 1720, I. iii. 92). The site is now occupied by offices and chambers.

My Lady's Yard

See Harrow Alley, Aldgate High Street.

Myll Alley

See Mill Alley.

Mynchen Lane, Myniounlane, Mynsing Lane.

-See Mincing Lane.

Mynores, Mynorytts

See Minories.

Myter Court

West out of Huggin Lane to Bread Street Hill. In Queenhithe Ward (O. and M. 1677-Strype, 1755).

Miter Court" in Strype.

The site is now occupied by Bromley's Buildings (q.v.).

Myter Court

See Mitre Court, Fleet Street.