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The custom of the Dunmow Flitch

For this week’s step back in time, Margaret Mills took us on a trip to Dunmow to learn just what the Dunmow Flitch consists of.

It is in fact a side of bacon which is awarded to couples who can prove that over the course of a year and a day, have never had a row.

The custom dates back to the 12th century and the award is made every leap year.

Listen here to what Margaret told me on this subject: –

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The custom of the Dunmow Flitch

For this week’s step back in time, Margaret Mills took us on a trip to Dunmow to learn just what the Dunmow Flitch consists of.

It is in fact a side of bacon which is awarded to couples who can prove that over the course of a year and a day, have never had a row.

The custom dates back to the 12th century and the award is made every leap year.

Listen here to what Margaret told me on this subject: –

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Scott

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The custom of the Dunmow Flitch

For this week’s step back in time, Margaret Mills took us on a trip to Dunmow to learn just what the Dunmow Flitch consists of.

It is in fact a side of bacon which is awarded to couples who can prove that over the course of a year and a day, have never had a row.

The custom dates back to the 12th century and the award is made every leap year.

Listen here to what Margaret told me on this subject: –

See you again next week,
Scott

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The custom of the Dunmow Flitch

For this week’s step back in time, Margaret Mills took us on a trip to Dunmow to learn just what the Dunmow Flitch consists of.

It is in fact a side of bacon which is awarded to couples who can prove that over the course of a year and a day, have never had a row.

The custom dates back to the 12th century and the award is made every leap year.

Listen here to what Margaret told me on this subject: –

See you again next week,
Scott

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