[hwahyt-frahy-erz, wahyt-]


a district in central London, England.

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Historical Examples of whitefriars

  • After this we hear little or nothing of the Whitefriars Playhouse.

    Shakespearean Playhouses

    Joseph Quincy Adams

  • They were the Whitefriars, their dress being white with a black hood.

  • "All that's left of the monastery of the Whitefriars," said Jeffreys.

    Sea-Dogs All!

    Tom Bevan

  • Some traces of the buildings of the Whitefriars have also been found underground.

    The Story of London

    Henry B. Wheatley

  • Whitefriars is partly built upon, but some of the courts and gardens remain.


    Walter Besant