Thursday, August 30, 2012

Britain's Colourful Pub Signs Part Two at Dark Roasted Blend

IPart One, the article explored the colorful and often bizarre pub signs featuring royalty, nobility, religious iconography, occupations and trades, legends and ever-popular sporting activities. Part Two looks at how Britain’s great military heroes of the Napoleonic Wars -- Lord Nelson and the Duke of Wellington -- have many pubs named after them, as do significant ships,famous land and sea battles and literary figures. Some much less reputable characters from British history, such as pirates and common criminals, are also immortalized on pub signs, and the article also features some of the more bizarre names that appear across Britain.

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