A Hindu woman and her Jewish soulmate have married in what is believed to be the UK's first interfaith lesbian wedding.Kalavati Mistry and Miriam Jefferson met more than 20 years ago on a training course in America, and tied the knot on Saturday in a Hindu ceremony, wearing traditional red-and-white bridal colours.Once Jews returned in the 16 century, however, they became more and more integrated into society.
During Passover, the Jews were accused of torturing a Christian child named William, using his blood for the Passover Seder, and eventually killing and burying him.
Edmunds (1181), Bristol (before 1183) and Winchester (1192). The Jews were taxed at a much higher rate than the rest of England to finance this Crusade.
Even though Jews comprised less that 0.25% of the English population, they provided 8% of the total income of the royal treasury.
During the Middle Ages, usury, or lending money for interest, was considered a sin by the Catholic Church.
Therefore, Christians were forbidden to work as moneylenders and Jews were called to that occupation and were able to set high interest rates.