‘Manners makyth man’ William of Wykeham 1320-1404

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

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William IV Police Truncheon!

If you're interested in war memorabilia you will love Steve and Gil's 'man cave.' Gil travels to France to bring back anything from First World War trench art to propaganda leaflets from the Second World War. This Police truncheon is over 180 years old, from William IV reign.