Bonfire Prayers

Remember, remember the Fifth of November The Gunpowder Treason and plot, I see no reason why Gunpowder Treason Should

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Sussex By The Sea

Now is the time for marching Now let your hearts be gay Hark to the merry bugles Sounding along our way

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2011 August Archive - Lewes Bonfire Night Celebrations

The Papist Powder Treason

August 28, 2011 at 7:55 pm by v

The Papist Powder Treason image seen here was typical anti catholic satire of the time and the inscription content is as follows, Lettered with texts in Latin, English, Continue reading…

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Book of Common Prayer 1662

August 25, 2011 at 11:22 pm by v

An Act of Parliament was passed on January 21st 1606 (3 James I, cap 1), to appoint 5th November in each year as a day of thanksgiving for ‘the joyful day of deliverance’. This was Continue reading…

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Lewes Bonfire Night 1907

August 12, 2011 at 6:04 pm by v

The Lewes bonfire boys fully demonstrated their right at Tuesday evening`s carnival to be regarded as law abiding citizens. They carried out Continue reading…

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