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Event 

Title:
History of the Court Leet
When:
15.December.2020 19.30 h
Where:
Online via Zoom -
Category:
Local History Group

Description

821 Years of History in our Town: The Bromsgrove Court Leet. Speaker: Neil Beaumont Neil is currently the Reeve of the Court Leet and is in an excellent position to give us an authoritative and fully-researched account of this ancient Court. Although Bromsgrove Court Leet’s Charter dates from 1199, its origins are both more archaic and arcane. This presentation begins with the Anglo-Saxons and takes us on a journey featuring nine monarchs (and five pubs) right up to the present and the final vestiges of its once considerable powers as displayed at the assizes on Fair Day.

Venue

Venue:
Online via Zoom

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