Hunt: Cheshire Foxhounds

The Story of Jack Molyneux 33 years with Seven Packs

Posted on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 in:
Subject: Foxhound
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JACK MOLYNEUX, hunted the Meynell for two seasons, the Hertford­shire for seven seasons, and later the North and South Shropshire, had thirty-three years’ hunt service in all. The son of a huntsman, at the end of his last season he retired into private life with a flourishing riding school at Hexham in Northumberland, in which...

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Engels the Red Who Rode to Hounds

Posted on Monday, June 12, 2017 in:
Subject: Commentary
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“On Saturday, I went out fox-hunting – seven hours in the saddle,” Friedrich Engels wrote to his great friend Karl Marx in 1857. “That sort of thing always keeps me in a state of devilish excitement for several days; it’s the greatest physical pleasure I know. I saw only two out of the whole field...

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