VIDEO: What is the history behind the famous Banbury Cross?

Everyone knows the nursery rhyme about Banbury Cross and the fine lady on a white horse – but how much do you know about the famous landmark’s history?

Watch the video above for a potted history of the Banbury icon.

Banbury Cross. NNL-160305-155807009

Banbury Cross. NNL-160305-155807009

Did you know the nursery rhyme actually pre-dates the Cross itself?