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Where Was The Bail Gate?

In the Middle Ages Lincoln was made up of three self governing areas, the City, the Close and the Bail.   These areas were managed through their own courts.  The freemen made the laws and carried them out.  The system was … Continue reading

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The Romans Arrive in Lincoln

When the Romans arrived in Britain in AD43 strong trading ties had existed almost since Julius Caesar’s abortive invasion. Rather than seen as invaders, in many places the British tribes welcomed the Romans, as did the Corieltauvi at Lincoln.   … Continue reading

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