Ye Old Trip to Jerusalem is the oldest inn in England. It says so right on the side of the building: "est. 1189." Since No Good Deed is set (part of the time) in 1194, I figured "the Trip" would be a good place to take a research trip, and also have a pint of ale.
In a program under the supervision of the French military, four golden eagle chicks — named d'Artagnan, Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, which is my second favorite part of this story—were hatched with a destiny.
The brawl spilled out of the pub and turned into more of a riot, with the scholars running amok and armed fights breaking out. So...that escalated quickly.