Lambe's Chapel, London Genealogy

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Lamb's Chapel is situated in a court at the northwest corner of Monkwell Street, and was found in the reign of Edward I. at the dissolution of the religious houses or Henry VIII granted to William Lambe, a rich citizen and cloth worker, bequeathed it in 1568, with other property, to the cloth workers company, of which he was a member.  It has been recently rebuilt with the row of alms houses by the company.  
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Lamb's Chapel is situated in a court at the northwest corner of Monkwell Street, and was found in the reign of Edward I. At the dissolution of religious houses, Henry VIII granted it to William Lambe, a rich citizen and clothworker, who bequeathed it in 1568, with other property, to the Clothworkers Company, of which he was a member.  It has been recently rebuilt with a row of alms houses by the company.  
  
 
[Adapted from: ''Topographical Dictionary of London'' by James Elmes; published 1831]
 
[Adapted from: ''Topographical Dictionary of London'' by James Elmes; published 1831]

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Lamb's Chapel is situated in a court at the northwest corner of Monkwell Street, and was found in the reign of Edward I. At the dissolution of religious houses, Henry VIII granted it to William Lambe, a rich citizen and clothworker, who bequeathed it in 1568, with other property, to the Clothworkers Company, of which he was a member.  It has been recently rebuilt with a row of alms houses by the company.

[Adapted from: Topographical Dictionary of London by James Elmes; published 1831]