Off Market Place
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Oakham Castle :-
The splendid Great Hall of Oakham Castle is one of the finest examples of late 12th century domestic architecture in England.
Playing pranks on the newlywed couple was also a tradition, which began with the intentions of warding off evil spirits. Loyal friends of the couple would do this in hopes that the spirits would take pity on the couple for already being picked upon enough, and would then leave the couple alone.