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How London's Markets Got Their Names

London has markets that cater for just about everything, from fresh produce to antiques to second-hand clothes and many items in between. They can be located within their own buildings or along streets, and are to be found all over the city. Looking into where their names come from throws up all sorts of stories about London’s past, real and imagined (medieval religious establishments, mythical kings) as well as thoughts of places in other parts of the country, and indeed much further afield. 

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