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‘The Glorious 12th’ – the Start of the Grouse-Shooting Season

As today is ‘the Glorious 12th’, here are newspaper stories from 1868 and 1934 that report on the start of the grouse-shooting season.

historical newspaper report on The Glorious 12th - the Start of the Grouse-Shooting Season

Hampshire Advertiser – Saturday 15 August 1868

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000495/18680815/070/0010

historical newspaper report on The Glorious 12th - the Start of the Grouse-Shooting Season

Western Times – Friday 24 August 1934

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000265/19340824/027/0003

historical newspaper report on The Glorious 12th - the Start of the Grouse-Shooting Season

Dundee Courier – Thursday 27 July 1950

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000564/19500727/105/0004

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