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Rood Lane (London)

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So called from a rood or “Jesus on the Cross” placed there, and in Roman Catholic times held in great veneration.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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