October 10th

On 10th October 1536, a large crowd of armed men from Holderness supporting the Pilgrimage of Grace met on Beverley Westwood and Sutton Ings and chose captains.

On 10th October 1596, the Howden churchwardens gave 8d to Oswald Metcalfe, a poor man, licensed by My Lord Grace and the Council (i.e. given licence to beg while on his way to his home parish).

On 10th October 1918, former Reckitt’s employee gunner George Henry Saul, 26, died of wounds while serving with the Royal Garrison Artillery. Buried Etaples, France.

Pilgr Grace

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