November 14th

On 14th November 1067, William the Conqueror knighted Sir Lionel Saltmarshe of Saltmarsh and gave him the manor of Saltmarsh (needs verification)

On 14th November 1504, Richard Squier, tailor, of Catton, claimed sanctuary at the church of St John, Beverley, for the theft of cloth, and for breaking out of the King’s gaol in York.

On 14th November 1906, Thomas Anderton, 44, of 53 Francis St, Hull, deckhand on steam trawler Canada, drowned along with the ship’s cook, in the River Thames at Gravesend when the ship’s boat capsized.

On 14th November 1913, Dan Billany was born in Essex Street, Hull. An active socialist, he was a teacher, and author. His novel ‘The Trap’ was highly respected. As an officer in the EY Regiment, he was captured in 1942 and a Prisoner of War in Italy until released in 1943. Last seen 20.11.1943, fate unknown.

Dan Billany The Trap