The period between 1660-1720 witnessed the foundation of modern London. The city was transformed after the great fire from a tight warren of medieval timber-framed building into a landscape of brick houses laid out in squares and spacious streets. This boThe Chancery cases give the impression that he worked full-time for Barbon, and he is variously described as an agent for Barbon, measurer, gentleman, scrivener and as being of the Middle Temple. He was an executor of Barbona#39;s estateanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Birth of Modern London|
|Publisher||:||Manchester University Press - 1999|