a Historic Market Town in the county of Cumbria
in the county of Leicestershire
16 Of The Most Famous Landmarks In England
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The Equestrian term "canter" comes from the name Canterbury. Pilgrims on their way to Canterbury to visit the shrine of famous martyr Thomas à Becket, would ride at a "Canterbury Trot" as they approached the city, which was less tiring than a gallop. The term was later shortened to canter.
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