Stories about Ceremonies

The Mayor of Garrat
In the eighteenth century, many people couldn't vote in the General Elections - but in the tiny Wandsworth village of Garrat, the people decided to use election day to choose a local mayor to take...
The Funeral
In the seventeenth century, there were all sorts of awkward rules about all sorts of parts of life - and of death, too. When people died, it was important that their funerals were fitting to their...