Did You Know…Hot Cross Buns

Eating small spiced fruit buns on particular religious holidays has occurred for thousands of years and for a myriad of different deities, however, it seems to have become a tradition associated with Christianity during the rule of the Tudor dynasty. Sometime during Tudor rule it was made illegal for bakers to sell the spiced buns, [...]

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10 Facts about Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot

Remember, remember! The 5th of November, the Gunpowder treason and plot; I know of no reason why the Gunpowder treason should ever be forgot!... As of 1605 the 5th of November has become synonymous with Guy Fawkes and Bonfire night. This night is now celebrated with fireworks and bonfires but originally it was encouraged by King [...]