Bouverie Street, EC4Y

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Laid out and named in 1799 after Jacob Pleydell-Bouverie (March 4, 1750 – January 27, 1828), 2nd Earl of Radnor. Much land in the City became available after the dissolution of the monasteries in the 16thCentury. The Bouveries acquired this land following the expulsion of the White Friars, a Carmelite order of monks, who had their priory here since the reign of Edward I.

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