The Friars of the Blessed Virgin of Mount Carmel or Carmelites or Whitefriars came to London in 1241, and made their home on land between Fleet Street and the Thames given by Edward I.
An illustration is also given of some of Powell's " Whitefriars" glass, shown at the St Louis Exhibition, 1904 (Pl.
14.-Whitefriars Glass, 1906.
In 1425; the Franciscan or Greyfriars' monastery, founded in 1460 by Laurance, first Lord Oliphant, stood on the present Greyfriars' cemetery; the Carmelite or Whitefriars' monastery, founded in 1260, stood west of the town.
The London glass-works were those of Apsley Pellatt of Blackfriars, Christie of Stangate, and William Holmes of Whitefriars.
Such are Austin Friars, Crutched Friars, Blackfriars and Whitefriars.