Bury St Edmunds History Tour is a unique guide to the illustrious past of one of Suffolk’s finest historic gems. Originally called Bedricesworth, the name was eventually changed due to the popularity of the pilgrimage site of ninth-century East Anglian king, Edmund the Martyr. Local author Martyn Taylor guides us through the streets of this everpopular tourist destination, showing how its famous landmarks used to look and how they’ve changed over the years, as well as exploring its lesser-known sights and hidden corners. With the help of a handy location map, readers are invited to follow a timeline of events and discover for themselves the changing face of Bury St Edmunds.
Author: Martyn Taylor. Publisher: Amberley. Format: Paperback. Year: 2016. Pages: 96. Series: History Tour.