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Public gatherings (usually open-air) for purposes of buying and selling goods and labour, often combined with entertainment. Some fairs were exclusively for pleasure.

Rural fairs were linked with the rhythms ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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