Of, or a follower of, the House of Lancaster during the Wars of the Roses; or someone/thing from Lancashire.
Fact of the Day
It is reckoned that 5,000 Britons died each year in shipwrecks between 1793 and 1815.
Quote of the Day
"If you give me six lines written by the hand of the most honest of men, I will find something in them which will hang him. "
~ Cardinal Richelieu
On This Day
1913 Suffragette Emily Davison stepped in front of king's horse at Epsom, but didn't expect to be killed - she'd bought a ticket home.
1940 The final day of the Dunkirk evacuation (Operation Dynamo). 338,226 British, French and Belgian soldiers were rescued in total.