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What a Liberty! with Mark Davies

December 9, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

£5

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For many centuries, Oxford’s mayors have undertaken a regular circuit of the boundaries of the city, mainly defined by its rivers: the Thames, its sidestreams and the Cherwell. The event was also punctuated by stops at public houses – hence being described by one Victorian participant as ‘irresponsible jollity’ and by another as ‘an irregular steeple-chase around the entire environs of Oxford’. Local historian Mark Davies, author of What a Liberty! Memorable Moments along Oxford’s Ancient Ridden Boundaries, will highlight some of the more dramatic, amusing and significant incidents from the last five centuries.

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Date:
December 9, 2021
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
£5
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https://museum-of-oxford.arttickets.org.uk/museum-of-oxford/2021-12-09-what-a-liberty-with-mark-davies

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Museum of Oxford
Phone:
01865 252334
Email:
museum@oxford.gov.uk
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www.museumofoxford.org

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Historical

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Museum of Oxford
Oxford Town Hall, St Aldates
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 1BX United Kingdom
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