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12th August 2023

Martyrs & Markets at Smithfield: body snatchers, pie powder & tournaments.

This walk through Smithfield is one that peels back layers of history. Here are the remnants from mediaeval Monasteries. In place of the colourful meat market, we find contrasting stories of chivalry, of heresy and of cruel execution. Find out about London’s oldest house, the site of London’s most notorious ‘death-trap’ and the infamous dealings between surgeons and body snatchers.


1½ - 2 hours


11.00 am in Paternoster Square, at the monumental column – EC4M 7DX


£8 per person.


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