City of London, England, United Kingdom
Erected by City of London Corporation.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the UK, England, City of London Corporation series list.
Location. 51° 31.091′ N, 0° 6.593′ W. Marker is in City of London, England. Marker is on Holborn just east of Brooke Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 138-142 Holborn, City of London, England EC1N 2NQ, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles Dickens (within shouting distance of this marker); Royal Fusiliers Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Prudential World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir Christopher Hatton (within shouting distance of this marker); Prudential World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Francis BarberDr. Samuel Johnson (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); a different marker also named Dr. Samuel Johnson (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of London.
Also see . . . Furnival's Inn (Wikipedia). Furnival's Inn was an Inn of Chancery which formerly stood on the site of the present Holborn Bars building (the former Prudential Assurance Company building) in Holborn, London, England....Furnival's Inn was founded about 1383 when William de Furnival, 4th Lord Furnival leased a boarding facility to Clerks of Chancery, who prepared writs for the king’s courts, assisted by apprentices who, as such, received a preliminary legal training. By the 15th century the Inns of Chancery had become preparatory schools for students wishing to be called to the bar by the Inns of Court. In 1548 it was affiliated to Lincoln's Inn through a long term lease. Sir Thomas More was Reader at the Inn from 1504 to 1507....By the seventeenth century, the Inns of Chancery began to turn into societies for attorneys and solicitors; they became residences, offices and dining clubs. The greater part of the old Inn was taken down in Charles I.'s time, and a new building (Submitted on December 11, 2017.)
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