Butchers, Benches, and Boggarts: The York Shambles

History books often try to describe what a medieval street would have looked like, and tour guides try to paint pictures in your mind, often in vain. Sometimes, it’s just really hard to imagine what used to be there but isn’t anymore. Many cities in Europe still maintain their medieval layout, such as Edinburgh, Rome, … More Butchers, Benches, and Boggarts: The York Shambles