Ilford couples participating in the Dunmow Flitch trials
SLATE INFORMATION: Title: Dunmow Flitch Trial - The Holding of the court at Ilford: Contesting couples must live without strife for a year
ENGLAND: Essex: Ilford:
GV (elevated view) & SV. Procession of contesting couples with "judge" & a model of a gallows
SCU. Couples sitting in front of gallows
GV (elevated view) Crowd
Video Roll 104ft Issue sheet title: DUNMOW FLITCH TRIAL. THE HOLDING OF THE COURT AT ILFORD. CONTESTING COUPLES MUST HAVE LIVED WITHOUT STRIFE FOR A YEAR AND A DAY.
ILFORD: Flitch Trials, 1921.
Customs, Great Britain, judges, wigs, mock trial, flitch of bacon, The Canterbury Tales, peacetime, interwar, interbellum
Background: Ilford couples participating in the Dunmow Flitch trials