Category: Southwark

The Siege of Holland’s Leaguer

In December 1631, forces of law and order attempted to raid the most deluxe bordello London had ever seen. But things didn't go quite the way they expected.

All Hail the Ale Conners …

Welcome to the bizarre world of the Southwark Courts Leet, City outposts south of the Thames that have had no purpose for centuries and yet are still with us, alive and ... er ... well, they are certainly alive.