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Battle of Lewes

On 16 Mar 2013 at 12:45pm king cnut wrote:
I know there are plans to commemorate (or celebrate) the Battle of Lewes next year (and no doubt we'll lave a special Harvey's brew) but why isn't it celebrated every year?
On 16 Mar 2013 at 1:53pm SHS wrote:
Why not celebrate everything that happened in the past, every year? Why bother to live in the present time or to plan and work for a bright and prosperous future when we can easily spend our time lost in the past?
On 16 Mar 2013 at 3:03pm Dunk wrote:
Does anyone know exactly where it happened? Somewhere between The Priory ruins (or, as they were called at the time, the Priory) and the top of the racecourse?
On 16 Mar 2013 at 3:32pm grafter wrote:
Lets get some re-inactors to put on a show.Quite fancy wielding a broadsword myself!
On 16 Mar 2013 at 3:54pm king cnut wrote:
Clearly SHS you'd be better off living in one of the souless characterless places such as Haywards Heath or Uckfield, so trot on.
For a town of Lewes' size the amount of history here is stunning and should be celebrated.
Dunk = check out this link. I always thought the battle took place just North of Neville estate but looks like some fighting came into town.

Check it out here »
On 16 Mar 2013 at 4:16pm J MacLiar wrote:
Are you really a King or just a total C?
On 16 Mar 2013 at 9:21pm king cnut wrote:
J MacLiar= Are you SHS's mum or sister - or both?
On 16 Mar 2013 at 9:46pm J MacLiar wrote:
Just a total C then, who's SHS, your girlfriend, don't worry you'll get over her, we all did.

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