Henry VIII got a bad press for his regular wife exchange and destruction of the monasteries, but he was on a more significant mission of systematically dismantling an autocratic rule from Europe and removing the scam of holy relics being used to con a gullible public into parting with their cash! A TV programme and a visit to Hailes Abbey brings it all to life.
Today in 1881, March 27, rioting took place in Basingstoke, England, to protest against the daily vociferous promotion of teetotalism by the Salvation Army. This led to The Battle of Church Square! Well done to the people of Basingstoke, I… Read More ›