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It Happened in Lincolnshire

What put Lincolnshire on the map? Author David Clark reveals why locals are proud to be Yellowbellies. In a lively and inviting series of chapters, It Happened in Lincolnshire uncovers the county’s myths and legends, its landmarks, battles, its darker side of notorious crime, its curious customs, its entertainers, its wartime experience, its colourful rectors, its great explorers and its ghosts.

•    King John’s Lost Treasure
•    The Devil’s Stone
•    The  Dutch Drainers
•    The Lincolnshire Rising
•    The Murder of William Storr
•    Stamford Bull Running
•    Billy Butlin’s Pymgy Princess
•    The Dambusters
•    The Lincolnshire Thrasher
•    The Man Who Ate His Boots
•    Marwood the Hangman

Author: David Clark
ISBN: 978 1 910723 29 6
Published: September 2016
Format: 210 x 148 mm
Binding: Paperback
No. of pages: 224
57 black & white photographs
Price: £8.99

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It Happened in Lincolnshire by David Clark

Press reviews

Reviewed in Lincolnshire Life Magazine in November 2016

'It is nice to see local writers championing the country as a place of much historical interest. A clear, informative style.'