^An Account of the Hamlet of Poplar, in Middlesex. The Universal magazine. East London History Society. June 1795 [19 September 2011]. （原始内容存档于2018-04-05）. It is opposite Greenwich in Kent; and when our sovereigns had a palace near the site of the present magnificent hospital, they used it as a hunting-seat, and, it is said, kept the kennels of their hounds in this marsh. These hounds frequently making a great noise, the seamen called the place the Isle of Dogs.