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

By Stephen Butt

ISBN-10: 144566478X

ISBN-13: 9781445664781

town of Leicester can boast a protracted and exotic historical past and has been on the very center of the country’s political and financial improvement for over millennia. proof of Roman career continues to be on the Jewry Wall and Cardinal Wolsey lies buried in Leicester Abbey, however the jewel within the city’s proud historic crown used to be the invention, in 2012, of the skeleton of Richard III mendacity underneath a vehicle park.

The city’s tales are available in all places: from the Victorian generators and fabric factories to the bustle of purchasing 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 background, exploring its nooks and crannies, and alongside the way in which referring to many a desirable story of the main attention-grabbing humans and locations. absolutely illustrated with images from the previous and current, this new A–Z advisor to Leicester’s background will attract citizens and viewers alike.

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