KINGS LYNN MART CHARTER FAIR UK
King Lynn Mart Norfolk opens on St Valentines Day
THE KINGS LYNN MART NORFOLK. Mart Fair. Kings Lynn, Norfolk 1974. 14 February, the Mayor Mr Edgar E.G. Edgley and Lady Mayoress process to the opening of the Charter Fair granted by Henry VIII in 1537, and as such is considered one of the oldest Mart fairs in the world.
The first recorded Charter granted to the town was in 1204. However the Charter marking the Valentine's Day fair was granted by Henry VIII in 1537.
The first recorded Charter granted to the town...