Spitalfields

Spitalfields district east of London, famed for the work of Huguenot refugee weavers who took up residence there, from St. Mary Spital, a M.E. shortened form of HOSPITAL (Cf. hospital).

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  • Spitalfields — …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Spitalfields — [Spitalfields] a district of east London, England, east of the City. It used to be famous for its large fruit and vegetable market, which moved to north east London in 1991. Spitalfields still has Brick Lane, one of London’s largest ↑flea markets …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spitalfields — (spr. ßpittelfīlds), Stadtteil im O. Londons, im Verwaltungsbezirk Stepney. S. ist ooch einem Augustinerkloster mit Hospital zu St. Marien (1197 errichtet) benannt; doch ist es erst seit 1650 angelegt und wurde von den aus Frankreich… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Spitalfields — infobox UK place country = England map type = Greater London region= London population= official name= Spitalfields latitude= 51.5166 longitude= 0.0750 os grid reference= TQ335815 post town= LONDON postcode area=E postcode district=E1 london… …   Wikipedia

  • Spitalfields — 51°30′59″N 0°4′30″O / 51.51639, 0.075 Spitalfields est un quartier de Londres dans le district de Tower Hamlets. Il …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Spitalfields — Commercial Street, Spitalfields. Spitalfields es un área en el Municipio de Londres de Tower Hamlets, en el East End de Londres, cerca de la Estación de Liverpool Street y Brick Lane.Entre la Comercial Street cerca de dos mercados, el histórico… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Spitalfields — a district of east London, England, east of the City. It used to be famous for its large fruit and vegetable market, which was moved to north east London in 1991. Spitalfields still has Brick Lane, one of London’s largest flea markets (= markets… …   Universalium

  • Spitalfields —    On the east side of Spital Churchyard (the churchyard of St. Mary Spital with the Pulpit Cross in it) lieth a large field of old time called Lolesworth, now Spittlefield (S, 170).    Warrant issued in 1673 to enclose certain ways through… …   Dictionary of London

  • Spitalfields — Spit|al|fields a place in East London where there used to be a market selling fruit, vegetables, and flowers. There is now a new market which sells ↑organic vegetables …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Spitalfields Market — may refer to:* Old Spitalfields Market, a covered market in Spitalfields, just outside the City of London * New Spitalfields Market, a market in Leyton, East London which opened in 1991 …   Wikipedia

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