Pubs in Yorkshire
Pubs That Built Britain is provided by Dave Myers and Simon King because they journey across Britain to see the role that pubs experienced throughout history. From very first Roman taverns, to Anglo-Saxon alehouses which sprung up in individuals’ domiciles, as well as the travelers Inns supplying respite for a more cellular populace, they’ll expose the interesting tale of exactly how Britain’s pubs evolved.
Initial event, transmitted on Monday 18 April, focuses on Yorkshire for which Dr Andrew Hopper from our Centre for English Local background is interviewed at the Ebony Bull pub at Otley. He can be talking about pubs associated with municipal wars in Yorkshire, along with the local legend that alleges that Cromwell’s troops drank the club dried out from the eve regarding the Battle of Marston Moor.
Dr Hopper’s research centers around the faith and political tradition of very early modern The united kingdomt, including notions of honour, memory and reputation, plus specifically, the English Civil Wars. He assisted to produce the £5.4 million nationwide Civil War Centre at Newark upon Trent in which he's at this time curating a six-month exhibition entitled 'Battle-Scarred: operation, Medicine and Military Welfare throughout the British Civil Wars'.
1st bout of Pubs that made Britain is going to be available online here after broadcast.