Lincolnshire History

There’s a lot of history throughout the county of Lincolnshire and here we’ll share some articles on where you can find it and what you can expect.

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    Lincoln Cathedral Guided Tours

    Written by: June Russell on February 13, 2014

    There are several interesting and informative tours available at Lincoln Cathedral – all are included in the price of admission. Floor Tours Monday – Saturday Times of tour:  11.00, 13.00, 15.00 (March – October) and...

  • History of Lincoln’s Christmas Market

    Written by: June Russell on September 11, 2013

    Lincoln’s first Christmas Market was held in Castle Square in 1982. In fact, it was the very first German-style Christmas Market held anywhere in the United Kingdom. Although there was some doubt as to whether...

  • Magna Carta and Lincoln

    Written by: June Russell on September 3, 2013

    Magna Carta is one of the most famous and influential documents in English history. It was created during a period of civil war in which many English barons had risen up in rebellion against the...

  • History of Lincoln Castle

    Written by: June Russell on September 3, 2013

    William the Conqueror ordered the building of Lincoln Castle in 1068. After his victory at the Battle of Hastings in 1066, William struggled with Anglo Saxon uprisings across the country. For nearly five years, William...

  • Lincoln Cathedral Shop

    Written by: Adam Owen on May 11, 2013

    Situated to your right as you enter the cathedral, the Lincoln Cathedral Shop is a warm and welcoming oasis where you can browse at leisure. With a friendly and helpful staff, the shop has a...

  • Lincoln Cathedral Library

    Written by: June Russell on May 11, 2013

    Located above the north wall of the Cloister, Lincoln Cathedral has two very different, but equally as impressive, libraries: the Medieval Library and the Sir Christopher Wren Library. It is open to all cathedral visitors...

  • The History of the Lincoln Imp

    Written by: June Russell on May 11, 2013

    So many accidents befell Lincoln Cathedral that it was thought the Devil himself had sent one of his Imps (nicknamed locally as The Lincoln Imp) to cause chaos and destruction in the cathedral. Legend has...

  • The Lincoln Cathedral Choir

    Written by: June Russell on April 29, 2013

    With a history dating back over 900 years, Lincoln Cathedral Choir is one of the finest in the country. It regularly appears on both radio and TV, and has made a large number of commercial...

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    History of Lincoln Cathedral

    Written by: June Russell on April 29, 2013

    Lincoln Cathedral can trace its origins back to William the Conqueror. After the Battle of Hastings in 1066, William, Duke of Normandy became King William 1 of England (more commonly known as William the Conqueror....

  • Lincoln’s Roman Heritage and Arches

    Written by: June Russell on September 4, 2012

    The City of Lincoln has a remarkable, rich history, evident even to this day. While ancient roads and structures have slowly been built upon over the centuries, there are still many areas and buildings in...

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    Lincolnshire’s Arable Farming

    Written by: Adam Owen on August 3, 2012

    Anyone who has been to or heard about Lincolnshire knows that it is an agricultural area. In fact, Lincolnshire produces one eighth of the UK’s food and processes 70% of its fish. In addition, Lincolnshire...

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    Lincolnshire Aviation & History

    Written by: June Russell on August 3, 2012

    The History of Lincolnshire Aviation Much is known about the role played by the airfields of Lincolnshire during World War II, including the famous Dambuster’s Raid made by Guy Gibson and his 617 Squadron from...