Posted by Carolyn on August 13, 1997 at 22:33:41:
In reply to Re: Convent Garden Ladies!!! posted by Amy on August 12, 1997 at 22:59:55
] ] I finally read the graphic posted at the top of the board-HEE! What did the inside calender look like, pray tell?
] Wow, I was wondering when somebody was going to comment on that. Henry scanned it in from a magazine of stories about Covent Garden and was going to post it in a message here, and I said, "No, wouldn't it be more fun just to put it up and see if anybody says anything about it."
] He can tell you more.
Is it pronounced Convent even though it is spelled Covent?
I read someplace that Covent Gardens was actually a convent with gardens prior to Henry VIII (English Reformation)
Another slang term for the ladies of pleasure was Covent Gardens Nuns....
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