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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
King’s Cross.
 
Up to the accession of George IV. this locality in London was called “Battle Bridge,” and had an infamous notoriety. In 1821 some speculators built there a number of houses, and, at the suggestion of Mr. Bray, changed the name.   1
 


 King’s Crag.King’s Evil. 

 
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