It used to drive me mad when I was 'young' and my mum would go on about the ' good old days'. Now I'm doing the same! Has this always been the case through history? Did stone age parents tell their children about the good old days? As a young child I played for hours … Continue reading ‘The good old days!’
A stall holder brought in a Mortar Board cap and cape to sell. she said she loved the box it came in! When I looked up the firm I discovered they are probably the oldest tailors in the world! Studalls started the bussiness, creating high quality robes for the coronation of their majesties William and … Continue reading Ede and Ravenscroft Ltd, the oldest tailors in the world!
William of Wykeham was a small boy when his family moved to Wickham village. John deScures, Lord of Wickham manor realised that William was a bright boy so he helped fund his education at Winchester school. William became Bishop of Winchester, founded New College Oxford and was twice lord Chancellor of England. He died in … Continue reading ‘Manners makyth man’ William of Wykeham 1320-1404