From The Bucks Herald, June 1911
A writer in a daily contemporary tells us that King George’s stock of fuel was recently enriched by two faggots received from the Corporation of London as quit-rent for certain lands.
If he cares to assert his rights, the King could gather in many more oddments, such as the annual bowl of porridge from the Lord of the Manor of Adlington, a bucketful of snow from the owner of the Foulis estate in Scotland and a garland of roses fron the owner of Crendon in Buckinghamshire.
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Then should he visit Aylesbury in the winter, the owner of certain lands in the neighbourhood could be called upon to furnish straw for his bed, and also for the floor of his room.
Bald hedgehog found at Aylesbury
And should he go to war at the head of his troops, the holder of the Corbet estates in Shropshire is bound to furnish the Royal table with a daily supply of bacon.
Bacon roses found at Daily Bacon