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 Newcomes.Newgate Fashion. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Newgate.
 
Before this was set up, London had but three gates: Aldgate, Aldersgate, and Ludgate. The new one was added in the reign of Henry I.   1
   Newgate. Nash, in his Pierce Penilesse, says that Newgate is “a common name for all prisons, as homo is a common name for a man or woman.”   2
 


 Newcomes.Newgate Fashion. 

 
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