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A Procession Gone Wrong

Here’s another snippet from W G Hoskin’s The Midland Peasant: A great procession went from Wigston to Leicester in Whitson week, the men of Wigston and [blank] who came to Leicester with their procession. In the lane which leads to St Margarets, a quarrel broke out between the two townships. Blows were struck with swords … Continue reading