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The '''Lamb and Flag''' is a public house located in [[Oxford]]. In addition to their meetings at [[The Eagle and Child]] across the road, the [[Inklings]] would meet here.
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The '''Lamb and Flag''' is a public house located in [[Oxford]].  
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==History==
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After c. [[1960]], members of the [[Inklings]] changed their meeting place to the Lamb and Flag after [[The Eagle and Child|"The Bird and Baby"]] 'modernised' to their dislike.<ref name="HCInklings">[[Humphrey Carpenter]], ''[[The Inklings (book)|The Inklings: C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Charles Williams and their Friends]]'', "Till We Have Faces"</ref>
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After the death of [[C.S. Lewis]] in [[1963]] they continued to meet at the Lamb and Flag, but without Lewis the meetings were eventually abandoned.<ref name="HCInklings"/>
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Revision as of 15:04, 22 July 2012

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The Lamb and Flag is a public house located in Oxford.

History

After c. 1960, members of the Inklings changed their meeting place to the Lamb and Flag after "The Bird and Baby" 'modernised' to their dislike.[1]

After the death of C.S. Lewis in 1963 they continued to meet at the Lamb and Flag, but without Lewis the meetings were eventually abandoned.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Humphrey Carpenter, The Inklings: C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Charles Williams and their Friends, "Till We Have Faces"