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#FolkloreThursday. ‘You’ve gotta stand up for the red rose of Lancashire!’

July 14, 2016

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The Egyptians considered it the most sacred of flowers.

Floriography was perfected by the Victorians.

In Baghdad, the Sultan demanded 30,000 jars of rose water.

Diana turned Rhodanthe into a rose, out of jealousy.

My mum’s maiden name is Lancaster. She’s from Manchester.

On my mum’s side of the family-they’re all from Lancashire.

The symbol of Lancashire is the red rose.

‘You’ve gotta stand up for the red rose of Lancashire!’

‘If not to Heaven-then hand in hand to Hell!’

 

 

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