Prujean Square

Prujean Square
   West out of Old Bailey at No. 61 (P.O. Directory).
   First mention: " Prujean Court or Square" (Lockie, 1810).
   Former names: 'Prugean Court" (Horwood, 1799). " Prujean Court" (Rocque. 1746-L.G. 1758). " Prideaux Court" (Strype, ed. 1720 and 1755). " Prigeons Court" (O. and M.1677). " Prugeons Court" (Hatton, 1708), so called from the late Mr. Prugeon, the owner.
   In N. and Q. 6th S. IX. 397 and 8th S. V. 71, it is said to be named "Prujean Square" from the residence there of Sir Francis Prujean, an eminent physician, President of the College of Physicians, 1650-4.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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