September 10th

Leconfield Castle moat-7 28102017 200134

On 10th September 1292, King Edward I stayed at Market Weighton on his way to York, after returning from Scotland.

On 10th September 1541, Henry VIII and  his court set out from Leconfield (home of Henry Algernon Percy, 5thEarl of Northumberland) for Hull. photo shows site of Leconfield Castle.

On 10th September 1623, Hull and York corporations proposed a conference be held to resolve the difference which had arisen between the 2 towns.

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