Cardinals Hat, Broadgate
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|This is listed as one of the famous old inns in Coventry in Mary Dormer Harris' Life in an Old English Town, page 307.
Between 1471 and 1473 it is recorded as belonging to the Langley family and hence was also known as known as Langley's House or Inn.
It is described as lying between the prior's tenement called Le Crown and the draper John Ruyton's tenement, extending from the street to Giles Sowtham's Little Park Street land. In 1473 the Leet book said that the inn was "in ruins (and) there will be murder if it fall(s); the possessors of the same are to be fined".|
OWNERS:1471 Lady Isobel Langley
1471 John Langley
1473 Nicholas Brome
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