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Bakewell: The Ancient Capital of the Peak

In 2005 Trevor Brighton published Bakewell: The Ancient Capital of the Peak which traces the history of Bakewell from Anglo-Saxon times to present day.

It also challenges some firmly held beliefs with claims that Mrs Greaves did not invent the Bakewell Pudding but it came from France hundreds of years earlier. It also claims that Jane Austen didn't eat a Bakewell pudding and never came to Bakewell. She never went north of Oxford!

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Well that's the legal stuff sorted.

Should you decline to comply with this warning, a leather winged demon of the night will soar from the deep malevolent caverns of the white peak into the shadowy moonlit sky and, with a thirst for blood on its salivating fangs, search the very threads of time for the throbbing of your heartbeat. Just thought you'd want to know that.

Last Updated : Friday, 01-Feb-2019
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