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The Shocking Story Behind The Butter Market Canterbury In 100 Seconds

Written by: Peter Fishlock : 22 Jul 2019

The atmosphere of The Butter Market in Canterbury today is one of warmth and joy, you are greeted by a circle of shops, a monument, and the cathedral gate.

Bull Baiting

Bull Baiting

But go back to the mid-1700s and you would witness a far different spectacle, considered by most as brutal and gruesome. Find out this history in just 100 seconds.

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