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Patrons of the Mermaid tavernlocked

(act. 1611)
  • Michelle O'Callaghan

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Patrons of the Mermaid tavern (act. 1611), included a drinking society, the ‘Fraternitie of Sireniacal gentlemen’. According to the early seventeenth-century traveller, writer, and wit, Thomas Coryate, it met the 'first Fridaie of every Moneth, at the signe of the Mere-Maide in Bread-streete...

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