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King John

12th October 2016

Today a man who was responsable for giving Lynn a charter in 1204 which allowed it devolp is celebrated in town.  King John also famous for losing the Crown Jewels, gold and lots of money in the mud of the Fens,now has a life size statue of on New Condiut Steet in the centre of King's Lynn.

King John

This is the first ever picture of King John, it's also quite possibly King John's first ever Selfie.  Also pictured is the Mayor of King's Lynn and West Norfolk Cclr David Whitby.

 

But who and what did King John do? Learn more in song with  local historical author, Gareth Calway performig his poem Bad Ass King John.

 

 

Below pictured with King John, it's creator Alan Beattie

King John

Posted by Simon Rowe at 9:10am

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