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Edward Lear - N7 Edward Lear - N7

Plaque: Edward Lear - N7


In Elizabethan times, a favourite spot for archery contests.
Edward Lear, 1812 - 1888, born and lived nearby in Bowman's Lodge.
Historic Site - London Borough of Islington 

Site: Edward Lear - N7 (1 memorial)

N7, Bowman's Mews

Bowman's Lodge, the house in which he was born, had a splendid view and Lear's earliest memory was of being wrapped in a blanket and held up at a window to see the illuminations celebrating the Battle of Waterloo.

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Edward Lear - N7

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Bowman's Lodge

An elegant house with views across countryside.  Edward Lear's stockbroker fa...

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Archery practice

From the Norman period, at least, until the introduction of firearms in the 1...

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Edward Lear

Born Bowman's Lodge, (now Bowman's Mews), the penultimate of 21 children. Art...

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Edward Lear - N7

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Islington Council

The Islington Book of Remembrance is an impressive undertaking: the database ...

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