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The Historic Lincoln Trust wishes to express its sorrow at the death of Tony Worth, former Lord Lieutenant for Lincolnshire, and a very active Trustee. Tony Worth gave unstintingly of his time and energy to Lincolnshire and was a generous sponsor of the Trust’s recent Battles and Dynasties Exhibition. He […]

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On 6 November 1217 King Henry III put his seal on the Charter of the Forest. Under the reign of the previous monarch, King John, about a third of the country was royal forest, with any fines imposed for forest offences taken for the royal purse. However the Charter of […]

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The Battles and Dynasties exhibition currently showing at The Collection and Lincoln Castle presents a fascinating array of historic documents, illuminated manuscripts and artefacts, including royal portraits and Domesday Book. Visitors are flocking through the doors and enjoying the treasures on display. “Superb exhibition. Reading the original manuscripts puts one […]

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After King John reneged on Magna Carta, the country fell into a civil war for nearly 2 years, divided between barons still supporting the crown and rebel barons who then invited Prince Louis, the son of the French King, to take the English throne. By May 1217, King John was […]

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Following the outstanding success of Lincolnshire’s Great Exhibition, held to commemorate the 800th Anniversary of Magna Carta in 2015, Lord Cormack, Chairman of the Historic Lincoln Trust, has been giving further details of this year’s great Exhibition Battles and Dynasties.  Arranged to commemorate the 800th Anniversary of the Battle of […]

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