1724 The birth of Admiral Samuel Hood, first Viscount, British naval commander and a skilful tactician. He was known particularly for his service in the American War of Independence and French Revolutionary Wars and he acted as a mentor to Horatio Nelson.
Another young life lost on the bloody streets of Khan's London. Police detectives are investigating after a fatal stabbing in Hackney and have four arrests so far.
I am standing in the General Election in my home constituency of Brentwood and Ongar. On Thursday, 5th December I attended a hustings run by Brentwood’s local radio channel Phoenix FM!
Being English today is becoming more and more difficult as anyone who voices pride in our flag, patron saint, history or even sport is immediately classed as a ‘Racist’ or some kind extremist! Well I am bloody sick of it!!
1282 The death of the last native Prince of Wales - Llewelyn ap Gruffydd, prince of Gwynedd.
A court has heard teachers did nothing while a young English girl was “passed around like meat” from the age of 12 by an alleged Muslim grooming gang in Telford.
1541 Thomas Culpeper and Francis Dereham were executed for having affairs with Catherine Howard, Queen of England and wife of Henry VIII.