Category 14th century

Fancy a day out this Saturday 6th January?

It is Haxey Hood day – the day when a part of the Isle of Axholme goes a bit crazy for the afternoon to mark one of England’s oldest traditions.  Where is it? It’s in North Lincolnshire – the only part of Lincolnshire west of the River Trent – and between the three towns of […]

Friday 13th – unlucky for some

Today is Friday the 13th and there will be many people who will wear good luck charms all day, and others that will go so far as to refuse to leave home, just in case something unlucky happen to them.  So why is this such a ‘different’ day? There is a legend of the origin […]