The Mayor of Bath

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Further Reading

Children's Portraits of the Mayor 2011

Pictures of the Mayor by children visiting the Parlour during Heritage Week 2011

Renaissance Bath

The visit of Bishop Oliver King from Wells in 1499 began a transformation of the Bath Priory. The monastic establishment was judged to be morally lax and the medieval church was decaying rapidly.

Roman Bath

In 43 AD, the Roman Empire was expanding to include the viable and lucrative outpost of Britain. The Romans built the Fosse Way from Lincoln to Exeter and discovered the hot springs of Bath on their way south.

"Floreat Bathon" May Bath flourish