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Today, the Jewish population in the United Kingdom stands at approximately 291,000 - the fifth largest Jewish community in the world.In March 1190, a mix of Crusaders, barons indebted to the Jews, those envious of Jewish wealth and clergymen conspired to kill the Jews of York.They burned several houses and approximately 150 Jews fled to the royal castle in York.There were individual Jews living in England in Roman and Anglo-Saxon times (80-1066 A. When William the Conqueror arrived in England in 1066, he encouraged Jewish merchants and artisans from northern France to move to England.
The Jews came mostly from France with some from Germany, Italy and Spain, seeking prosperity and a haven from anti-Semitism.
Riots were started and mobs threw stones at the Jews and burned the straw roofs of their houses.
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