A harsh law that was introduced by William I that sat outside the common law and was designed to protect game and their habitats for royal hunting.
Fact of the Day
The UK's first ever parking ticket was issued to a doctor, Thomas Creighton, who was helping a heart attack victim.
Quote of the Day
"The Englishman can tolerate a significantly greater dose of anarchy [than the Prussian]. "
~ Highly-decorated WWI and WWII veteran Ernst Jünger
On This Day
1940 Winston Churchill orders the evacuation of the BEF from Dunkirk. Operation Dynamo begins.