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Thavie's Inn (ex. par.)

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"THAVIE'S-INN, Holborn-hill, is six houses west of St. Andrew's churchyard, and is one of the inns of Chancery. It derives its name from its founder, John Thavie, who lived in the reign of Edward III. It is a member, and under the government of Lincoln's-inn." [J. Elmes, A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Environs (1831) - transcribed by Brian Randell]

This place is located in Farringdon Without Ward.


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The History of the Inn page on the website of The Honorable Society of Lincoln's Inn has a short section about Thavies Inn.

Dickens, the Inns of Court, and the Inns of Chancery, by David Parker, in The Literary London Journal website, contains a brief account of Thavies Inn.

Cunningham, Timothy. The history and antiquities of the four Inns of Court; namely, the Inner Temple, Middle Temple, Lincoln's Inn, and Gray's Inn; and of the nine Inns of Chancery; to wit, Clifford's Inn, Clement's Inn, Lion's Inn, New Inn, Strand Inn, Furnival's Inn, Thavies Inn, Staple Inn, and Barnard's Inn; also of Serjeant's Inn in Fleet-Street and Chancery-Lane, and Scroop's Inn . . .. London, Printed for G. Kearsly (1780) 251 pp. [Full text]