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  • Agas map showing Blackfriars precinct and its prox...

    Map, Image

    This map, published in 1737, gives a ‘View of London about the Year 1560’. The Blackfriars district can be seen on the n...

  • Jewish marriage-ring

    Object

    This elaborate Jewish marriage-ring has a delicate pattern of twisted gold threads and bright enamel flowers. The ring f...

  • Scold's bridle

    Object

    This instrument is a scold’s bridle or ‘branks’ used to hurt and humiliate women whose speech or behaviour was thought t...