When, in the course of my paper entitled ” A Ramble in East Anglia,” read before the members of this Society in May last, I referred to Moyse’s Hall at Bury St. Edmunds, my object at the time was simply to give a description of the building with illustrations, and little beyond. Such a description would certainly have been incomplete without some incidental reference to the local tradition that Moyse’s Hall was a ” Jew’s House ” or ” Synagogue,” dating from the eleventh or twelfth century. In not more than one or two sentences did I even refer to the tradition, however much I may have betrayed a leaning in favour of the tradition: for it was not the object of my paper, to prove or disprove the Jewish connection of Moyse’s Hall.

Since I read my paper, however, the subject has assumed a new aspect: the tradition has

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