My Four Lines To A Chorus On British Independence Day

Rule, Britannia! It’s Independence Day!
Never had to fight for one, ‘cos never shall be slaves.
Rule, Britannia! It’s Independence Day!
Wouldn’t know how to fight for one, ‘cos wouldn’t know how to pray.

Further Reading

Why British Independence Day Is Offensive
Rule Britannia Song

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Robin Hood, Father Of English Democracy

It is a strongly held belief that it is Robin Hood, the leader of a reformist movement, who brought King John to his knees in 1215, when he placed his seal upon the Magna Carta.

Indeed there were many people involved in the actual final events at Runnymede, but without Robin, who is widely hailed to be the Earl of Huntingdon, and his hardy soldiers who sympathised his conflicts with the King, there would not have been the historic event at Runnymede as we know it. At least, not then and there.

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