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Winchester Palace and its Brothels
A fascinating account of the rules & regulations, including financial instruments, surrounding the brothels industry in medieval Lambeth, which paid for the erection of Winchester Palace
The Old Jewry
The Old Jewry was the centre of Jewish life in medieval London. Almost all trace of the Great Synagogue and the buildings here was lost after the Edict of Expulsion in 1290.
The Ferryman’s Seat
When London Bridge was the only available way of crossing the river, a thriving trade of ferrymen existed, to take revellers back and forth across the Thames to the red light district of Southwark.
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Jousting at Whitehall Palace
Join the crowds at a royal joust in honour of Elizabeth I.