Monasteries, Martyrs, Murder & Meat

St Paul's tube station, Exit 2 (signed to St Paul's Cathedral)

From St Paul's via Greyfriars & Old Bailey to Smithfield, St Bartholomew's & Charterhouse. The Priory and Hospital of St Bartholomew were founded at Smithfield 900 years ago in 1123. London has a long and dark history of martyrs, public executions, body snatchers, crime and punishment - and butchery. Hear tales of hangings and burnings; ... Read More