It Happened in Lincolnshire

by David Clark

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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

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Illustrations:
57 Black & white photographs, 1 Maps

Pages:
224

Published:
Sep 01, 2016

ISBN:
9781910723296

About the Author:< p>David Clark had a career as an English and history teacher. A battlefield historian, he has written several books on the subject of British battlefields including A Brief Guide to British Battlefields (Robinson 2015), covering over a hundred British battlefield sites.

He has lived with his wife Alice in Lincolnshire since his retirement and was born and brought up across the River Humber, in Hull. His mother's family were Lincolnshire people, and his grandfather built the extension to Trinity Methodist Church in Barton-upon-Humber in 1905.

His first Lincolnshire book was Second World War Airfields in Lincolnshire (Bretwalda Books 2015).

David is a keen gardener and exhibits at agricultural shows.


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