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The Secret History of Oxford

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The Secret History of Oxford offers the reader an off-the-beaten-track tour of the city’s landmarks and streets. Filled with hundreds of facts and anecdotes, it reveals the amusing, unlikely and downright wonderful stories hidden beneath the surface. Some, such as the fact that the founder of Oxford was eaten by wolves, will be known; many others, such as the fact that Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, stole a piece of New College’s unicorn horn, that one of the Fellows of Christ Church was a bear or that Oxford Castle has England’s most frequently sighted ghost, are much less widely known ... Read more

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The History Press Ltd
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About Paul Sullivan
Paul Sullivan has been a writer and editor since graduating in English language and literature. He works with websites and blogs to popular books and academic papers, local history and folklore being his specialist areas. He compiled and presented festivals and customs weekly guides for BBC Radio in the 1990s, leading to the acclaimed book Maypoles, Martyrs and Mayhem (Bloomsbury). ... Read more

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