Download e-book for kindle: A-Z of Leicester: Places-People-History by Stephen Butt

By Stephen Butt

ISBN-10: 144566478X

ISBN-13: 9781445664781

the town of Leicester can boast a protracted and exceptional heritage and has been on the very middle of the country’s political and fiscal improvement for over millennia. proof of Roman profession is still on the Jewry Wall and Cardinal Wolsey lies buried in Leicester Abbey, however the jewel within the city’s proud ancient crown used to be the invention, in 2012, of the skeleton of Richard III mendacity underneath a automobile park.

The city’s tales are available in all places: from the Victorian generators and fabric factories to the bustle of procuring centres and markets, in constructions, church buildings, parks, streets and alleyways, and within the humans themselves. neighborhood writer Stephen Butt takes readers on their own A–Z journey round the city’s historical past, exploring its nooks and crannies, and alongside the best way touching on many a desirable story of the main attention-grabbing humans and locations. totally illustrated with photos from the earlier and current, this new A–Z advisor to Leicester’s background will entice citizens and viewers alike.

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