Of, or a follower of, the House of Lancaster during the Wars of the Roses; or someone/thing from Lancashire.
Fact of the Day
Since it was first pinpointed in 1831, the magnetic North Pole has moved more than 950 km
Quote of the Day
"Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking. "
~ Clement Attlee
On This Day
1701 The deposed James II (or VII of Scotland) died in exile from a brain haemorrhage. He was the last Catholic king of England, Scotland, and Ireland.
1982 The massacre of hundreds of Palestinian men, women and children began in the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps in Lebanon. It continued for two days.
1992 The British government was forced to withdraw the pound from the European Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM) on what became known as 'Black Wednesday'.
1994 The BBC lifted a ban on the voices of Sinn Fein and other Irish republican and loyalist representatives being broadcast.