York 1190: massacre of the Jews

by adminpublished on November 5, 2020

In this reframinghistory documentary by Paul Elsam, John Oxley, City Archaeologist for York, UK, discusses the events of 16th March 1190 when 150 Jews died at their own hands in York Castle. John discusses the background to this terrible moment in York’s history and reflects upon the lessons this event has for society today in 2017.