HAXEY HOOD GAME LINCOLNSHIRE 1970s UK
Haxey Hood Game. Haxey Lincolnshire.
6 January 1972
The Haxey Hood Game, Haxey, Humberside
The Lord, Stan Boor, the Chief Boggin Arthur Clark , and the Fool Peter Bee make their way from the Kings Arms to the Duke William.
It is unclear how this rough version of rugby football began. The most likely theory is that origins lie in some sacrificial game of Celtic times, but it can only be traced with some certainty to an incident involving the first Lady de Mowbray who married John de Mowbray in...