Norwich is not only one of the most attractive cities in England, it is also one of the most historically significant, with a proud heritage dating all the way back to the Iceni, who bravely fought the Roman invasion. At the time of the Norman Conquest, Norwich was the largest city in England after London and until the Industrial Revolution was the capital of the most populous county in the country. Much of this rich and vibrant past is still in evidence today.
Author Michael Chandler takes the reader on their very own A-Z tour around the city's history, exploring the nooks and crannies that have made Norwich what it is today, and relating many a fascinating tale of the most interesting people and places. Fully illustrated with stunning photographs from the past and present, this new guide to the town's history will appeal to residents and visitors alike.
Michael Chandler is a Norwich-based author, tour guide, historian and broadcaster. He has written numerous books on Norwich's history. He is the current resident historian at Future Radio and also contributes to the BBC and ITV, as well as local newspapers and magazines. He has given talks about his love of Norwich to many local history groups.