“English, Ever Reliable And Damned Tasty!”

Cannon beer coaster

Found this during a recent field trip (ahem) to Local 44 in West Philly. I just had to take it home! It’s for Wells Bombardier beer brewed by Wells & Young’s Brewery. This counts for my “Artillery in Art & Culture” category, right? Right?!


Cannons & Current Events: Oldest Cannonball in England?

A piece of a lead cannonball has been discovered in the fields of Northampton, United Kingdom, and dated to the Battle of Northampton in 1460 during the Wars of the Roses between the Houses of York and Lancaster. It is believed to be the oldest survivingĀ cannonballĀ in England.

Northampton Cannonball