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Cumgranissalis  •  Link

Banbury cross and its hot buns:
"...During the period of the Reformation Banbury had three crosses. The High Cross, otherwise known as the Market Cross, was situated in Cornhill, just off the Market Place. This was a focal point used for public proclamations. It had a flight of eight steps with a single shaft of carved stone 20 feet high on top, and was probably referred to as far back as 1478. ..."
http://www.banbury-cross.co.uk/banhistory.htm

other ref: House of Lords
http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.asp?com...
"...On 26th July 1600 the 3 Pagan Crosses were Destroyed by the Puritans..."

http://www.banburycross.net/history.htm

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