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By Stephen Butt

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

The city’s tales are available all over the place: from the Victorian turbines and cloth 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 bearing on many a desirable story of the main fascinating humans and areas. absolutely illustrated with pictures from the earlier and current, this new A–Z consultant to Leicester’s background will attract citizens and viewers alike.

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