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By the 7th century, the town was less significant and described by Bede as a "little ruined city" containing the burial site of Etheldreda.Their vigorous trading habits caused the town to grow rapidly.The charter transfers supervision of baking and brewing, weights and measures, and forestalling and regrating, from the town to the university.sanitation and fresh water were brought to Cambridge by the construction of Hobson's Conduit in the early 1600s.During this period the centre of the town shifted from Castle Hill on the left bank of the river to the area now known as the Quayside on the right bank.After the Viking period, the Saxons enjoyed a return to power, building churches such as St Bene't's Church, wharves, merchant houses and a mint, which produced coins with the town's name abbreviated to "Grant".The Strawberry Fair music and arts festival and Midsummer Fairs are held on Midsummer Common, and the annual Cambridge Beer Festival takes place on Jesus Green.The city is adjacent to the M11 and A14 roads, and Cambridge station is less than an hour from London King's Cross railway station.
Anglia Ruskin University, evolved from the Cambridge School of Art and the Cambridgeshire College of Arts and Technology, also has its main campus in the city.
Like the rest of the newly conquered kingdom, Cambridge fell under the control of the King and his deputies.
The first town charter was granted by Henry I between 11.
With more than a third of English clergy dying in the Black Death, four new colleges were established at the university over the following years to train new clergymen, namely Gonville Hall, Trinity Hall, Corpus Christi and Clare.
In 1382 a revised town charter effects a "diminution of the liberties that the community had enjoyed", due to Cambridge's participation in the Peasants' Revolt. For the city in Massachusetts, United States, see Cambridge, Massachusetts.