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Wessex Week:The Story of the Warden and Freemen of Malmesbury

Wessex Week:The Story of the Warden and Freemen of Malmesbury

26th October 2022

7pm The Old Bell Hotel

With Richard Robbins and Trevor Hicks (Capital Burgesses)

From Alfred the Great to the 21st Century

Who are the Warden and Freemen and the Old Corporation? (so who is the New Corporation?) What is the connection with King Alfred and King Aethelstan?

Where is King’s Heath, who are the Commoners and can anybody join?

All these questions answered and much more when you listen to the unique story of this example of ‘living archeology’ from Richard Robbins and Trevor Hicks.

(Just what is a Capital Burgess?)

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