Francis Burges stone plaque in Norwich

Near this spot on 6th September 1701
Francis Burges
published the first
number of the
Norwich Post
the first English
Provincial Newspaper

The Norwich Post was an English provincial newspaper which existed between 1701 and 1713. It is believed to be the earliest truly provincial English newspaper, although the London Gazette was briefly published in Oxford in 1665.

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