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Bonfire Nights in the 19th Century

Bonfire Nights in the 19th Century

Nights of Terror: The commemoration of Guy Fawkes’ abortive attempt in 1605 to blow up the Parliament buildings with the King, Lords and Commons in them, has persisted for so long that it deserves to rank among the historic features of the town, although the date on which it was first celebrated is not known … read more …

First posted in Rye Streets, Rye Town History on 9th December 2013
Last updated: 20th April 2017
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