Mr Monkey went into Number 10, a peaceful respite from the bustle of the Shambles. This is a shrine to Margaret Clitherow, the Pearl of York, who converted to Catholism in 1574 and was crushed to death for being a Catholic in 1586*. She didn't actually live in this building, but they thought she did when they built the shrine.
You can read about the shrine at the Sacred Destinations website.
* The same year the Babington plot again Elizabeth I was discovered.
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