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Sheffield Farmers' Market
start:25th May 2008
The Sheffield Farmers' market is held on one Sunday every month on the Barkers Pool area (outside John Lewis & Sheffield City Hall) of Sheffield City Centre from 10am until 4pm.

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Fruit Fayre
We sell fresh fruit and vegetables.

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Key Dates

Key Dates in the early history of the Sheffield Castle & Sheffield Markets

Date Lord of the Manor Key Event
1066 The Saxon Earl Waltheof Norman Invasion of England under William the Conqueror
1076 Waltheof/Countess Judith Waltheof beheaded. Manor passes to his wife Judith, niece of William the Conqueror
1086 Roger de Busli, first Norman Lord of the Manor Domesday Book
Early 12th Century William de Lovetot First earth and timber castle constructed
1199 Gerard de Furnival Acquires lordship of manor by marriage to Maud de Lovetot
1266 Thomas de Furnival (2nd of that name) Castle destroyed in Simon de Monfort rebellion
1270 Thomas de Furnival (2nd of that name) Permission by Henry III to rebuild castle in stone
1296 Thomas de Furnival (3rd of that name) Charter granted by Edward I to hold markets and fairs in Sheffield
1383 William de Furnival On his death, estates pass to Sir Thomas de Nevill through marriage to William de Furnival's daughter, Joan
1421 Thomas de Nevill On his death, estates pass to John Talbot through marriage to Thomas de Nevill's daughter, Maud
1453 John Talbot (Earl of Shrewsbury) Killed in battle at Chatilleon
1530 George Talbot 4th Earl of Shrewsbury Manor visited by Cardinal Wolsey
1570 George Talbot 6th Earl of Shrewsbury Custodian of Mary Queen of Scots at Sheffield Castle, 1570-1584
1616 Gilbert Talbot 7th Earl of Shrewsbury On his death, estates pass to Thomas Howard, Earl of Arundel & Surrey, through marriage to Gilbert Talbot's daughter Alethea, in 1606.

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