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It’s an old tradition that freemen had the right to be hanged with a silk noose!

New freemen have to swear an oath to be ‘buxom’ to the mayor. This is a medieval way of declaring obedience and loyalty to the mayor.

The annual freemen’s outing is a popular event which now attracts hundreds, including freemen from overseas. Visits are often to properties which have received substantial grants from the freemen’s charity.

In 1289 Hugh de London was fined 12d ‘because he buys and sells in the city and is not of the freedom’

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The Great Feast – 29th September 2017

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What role do freemen play in contemporary Norwich?

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Freemen Free Admission for the Museum of Norwich and Strangers’ hall

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Norfolk Windmills Trust

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