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By Stephen Butt

town of Leicester can boast a protracted and unique historical past and has been on the very center of the country’s political and financial 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 historic crown was once the invention, in 2012, of the skeleton of Richard III mendacity underneath a automobile park.

The city’s tales are available in every single place: 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 travel round the city’s background, exploring its nooks and crannies, and alongside the best way concerning many a desirable story of the main fascinating humans and locations. totally illustrated with photos from the previous and current, this new A–Z consultant to Leicester’s background will attract citizens and viewers alike.

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