Norwich was an important Anglo-Saxon market town at the time of the Norman invasion, and grew to become one of the leading cities of England by the early Middle Ages. It retained its importance during the Industrial Revolution, maintaining its reputation as being one of the most radical and progressive of cities with many dramatic episodes in its life “ ... too good to miss, either as a volume for your own shelves or as a present to a friend.” Norfolk Ancestor
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About the Author:
Frank Meeres came to Norwich in 1974 as an archivist at the Norfolk Record Office and fell in love with the city at first sight. A graduate of King's College, University of London, he is the author of the Guide to the Records of Norwich Cathedral, published in 1998. A keen supporter of Norwich City Football Club, he is well known for the many exhibitions he has organized and for his talks on the history of Norwich and the work of the Norfolk Record Office.
This important new book provides the first authoritative single-volume account of the rich and fascinating history of this ancient town.
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- PublisherPhillimore & Co Ltd
- Publication date1998
- ISBN 10 1860770835
- ISBN 13 9781860770838
- Number of pages256