Plaque

Wynkyn de Worde

Wynkyn de Worde & War Memorial
Wynkyn de Worde
Inscription

Wynkyn de Worde, father of Fleet Street, first set up his press by Shoe Lane near this Hall circa 1500.

The sun-burst was part of de Worde's printer's device - printed at the front or back of all books to identify the printer. Not sure we would describe Shoe Lane as being "near this Hall".

Site: Wynkyn de Worde & War Memorial (2 memorials)

EC4, Stationers’ Hall Court

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Wynkyn de Worde

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Wynkyn De Worde

Printing pioneer. Born in Woerth, Alsace, and his modern name is a corruption...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Wynkyn de Worde

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Worshipful Company of Stationers

Initially a Guild of Stationers - booksellers who copied, decorated and sold ...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Wynkyn de Worde

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Stationers' War Memorial

Stationers' War Memorial

A beautiful, hand-crafted plaque - not just the frame, the gold lettering has...

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