Couple from Tottenham win the annual Dunmow Flitch prize. The Dunmow Flitch trial is a?
SLATE INFORMATION: NOTICE Will all married men in the audience who have NOT quarrelled with their wives during last 12 months' PLEASE STAND UP
ENGLAND: Essex: Great Dunmow:
Awarding of the 'Dunmow Flitch' to couple and procession of townspeople and judges at end with flitch of bacon carried along on shoulders of men
Background: Couple from Tottenham win the annual Dunmow Flitch prize. The Dunmow Flitch trial is a custom that takes place at Great Dunmow, Essex every year in which any man who had been married for more than a year without ever regretting it or wishing himself single could apply to Little Dunmow Priory and, if he could prove his assertion, claim a flitch of bacon from the Prior, if successful, he was carried in procession, in a special chair on poles.