1605; Guy Fawkes, born in York was arrested when around 30 barrels of gunpowder, camouflaged with coal,
were discovered in the cellar under Parliament.
Robert Catesby’s small band of Catholic zealots who planned to blow up James I and Parliament were
only arrested after Fawkes revealed their names when tortured on the rack.
Conspirators met at the Old Lion Inn, Dunchurch, Warwickshire on 5th November to wait for
news of the destruction of Westminster.
Penny for the guy GOSH
Have you heard of an 'Old' Lion Inn!
Heard of red, white and the lamb; but, the OLD Lion!
Has the 'OLD' Lion been spun/conspired out of existence!
Where do the 'old' go GOSH
Link to old and new pub names
More to the point/picture/scenario...
Nearly all nation states that have an national emblem containing an animal
Display an animal that is indigenous to that nation state.
Is the 'old' british lion, African, Indian or Asian.
Where's the empire gone GOSH
2006; Following the invasion of Iraq in March 2003 by a coalition of countries including
Britain and America.
Saddam Hussein, former president of Iraq was sentenced to death in the al-Dujail trial for
his role in the massacre of 148 Shi'as in 1982.
His execution was carried out on 30th December 2006.
Strange; the fact that countries with natural resources - don't mention oil - that, unfriend the western
more developed nation states become natural enemies.
Giz a bigger gun GOSH
2013; The village of Wool, in the Purbeck district of Dorset, reported that at least 160 sheep
had been stolen from nearby fields, sometime between 1st and 3rd November.
There are three pubs in Wool - not one is called the Woolpack.
The recent recording of crime stats has been a bit wooly...
Some would go as far as saying, 'they are a pack of lies'...
In an economy under pressure; those that believe in austerity, need a lot of word games. GOSH
There has been a lot of misinformation re. the Greek loans.
More often than not; spin, put about by the chums of those who lent the money - funny or real money!