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Memorial

Faryner's shop Robert Hooke & Faryner's shop

Plaque: Faryner's shop

Erection date: 1986

Inscription

Near this site stood the shop belonging to Thomas Faryner, the King's baker, in which the Great Fire of September 1666 began.
Presented by the Worshipful Company of Bakers to mark the 500th anniversary of their charter granted by King Henry VII in 1486.

Site: Robert Hooke & Faryner's shop (2 memorials)

EC3, Monument Street

The Hooke plaque is the gray square laid into the pavement in front of the strange modern hut-like structure.

The Faryner plaque is on the lowest corner slab of concrete on the charming building behind, to the left.

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Faryner's shop

Information Subjects commemorated

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Thomas Faryner's shop

Thomas Faryner, King Charles II's baker, had his house and bakery on Pudding ...

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Great Fire of London

Started on a Sunday morning. After 4 days the destruction included: - an area...

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King Charles II

Reigned: 1660 - 1685. Born at St James's Palace.  The son of the beheaded Cha...

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King Henry VII

Reigned: 1485 - 1509. Buried Westminster Abbey.

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Faryner's shop

Information Created by

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Worshipful Company of Bakers

Charter granted by King Henry VII in 1486. The City's second oldest guild. (W...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Faryner's shop

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Robert Hooke

Robert Hooke, 1635 - 1703, curator of experiments at the Royal Society, Profe...

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