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Ancient Canterbury houses on the River Stour

Ancient Canterbury houses on the River Stour

These houses were occupied by Wallon and Huguenot refugees who fled religious persecution in France and the Netherlands and later started a weaving industry in the 16th century.

Image source: Dear Old England Calendar, 1949, Wilkinson Publishing Co. Ltd.

From the circulating collection of the Print and Picture Collection, Free Library of Philadelphia

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