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Highbury Manor

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Alan Patient of

Highbury Manor

Building  From 1271  To 1381

Categories: Architecture

It was built for the Lord of the Priory of St John of Jerusalem. The site may have been used by the Romans as a summer camp. It was destroyed by the mob led by Jack Straw during the Peasants' Revolt, who were 'so offended by the wealth and haughtiness' of the Knights Hospitallers.

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Highbury Manor

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Peasants' Revolt & Highbury Manor

Plaque unveiled by Tony Benn.

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