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Canterbury Rings: How East Kent Conquered the World - a walkers guide to Ethelbert's Kingdom

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Publication Type
Guidebook
Author
David Reekie
ISBN
9781099419249
Date Published
2019
Size
229 x 152
Number of Pages
115pp

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Type
Publisher

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Publisher's Inforrmation 2019

This is a walking guide to The Canterbury Rings circular walking trails in and around the City of Canterbury In Kent. It will tell you where to go and what to see and will show you how to find the amazing secret places and sights to be found along the way. It is much more than just a walking guide: it reveals the hidden history which is embedded in the landscape and often only accessible on foot. You will discover one of the the greatest and probably most under-rated King in English history - a man who was no less than the real "Lord of the Rings". You will find out why scholars now believe the Bayeux Tapestry was created in Canterbury and be able to visit the most likely location of its workshop. You will learn about the Battling Bishop who was the half brother of William the Conqueror and how his hunting park may have played a role in the Tapestry's story.The astonishing literary history of East Kent is revealed including Chaucer, William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe Aphra Behn, Jane Austen and Charles Dickens. In the 20th Century this tradition was continued by Ian Fleming and his creation of James Bond whose codename 007 was taken from the number of the London bus which passed near to Fleming's home in Bridge.Finally you will learn the secrets of "Time-Walking" which allows you to decipher the hidden code of the past embedded in the Landscape around you as you walk. If you love walking, history, books and ideas this book will open up a whole new world to explore!


Paths Covered by this Publication:

3 km / 2 miles
16 km / 10 miles
34 km / 21 miles
129 km / 80 miles

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