In 1993, the British royal appointment of Keeper of the King's Swans was split into two roles as Warden of the Swans and Marker of the Swans.
At King Henry VIII's banquets, swans were served with burning cotton placed in the beak to look as if they were breathing fire.
Traditionally, the earliest day for eating goose eggs is St Valentine's Day, 14 February. Goose,... MORE
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The object of Swan-Upping is to count the number of young cygnets each year and... MORE
WINNIE THE POOH
Winnie-the-Pooh first appeared in print on Christmas Eve 1925 in the London Evening News. The... MORE