In this episode of The Tudor History & Travel Show, we travel to the Cotswolds. An area made rich by its wool trade in the medieval times, wool merchants would often fund the construction and renovation of churches in their communities as a way to display their wealth and status. The churches became known as "wool churches."
Joined by our guide, Dr Samantha Harper, we take a tour around two of the most prominent of these wool churches: St. John the Baptist in Cirencester and St Mary's Church in Fairford.
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Presenter: Sarah Morris
Guest: Dr Samantha Harper
Produced by Cutting Crew Productions