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  • The town dates from the 7th Century, and its name may derive from Leofric, Earl of Hereford and husband to Lady Godiva.
  • In 1461 the decisive battle of the Wars of the Roses, the battle of Mortimers Cross, took place a few miles from the town.
  • The Priory church contains the last ducking stool to be used in England.
  • The town itself still has beautiful narrow streets and many half timbered buildings.
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