Who wears the wool

Country Life Every Week - - A Walking Life -

• El­iz­a­beth I owned items of Guernsey knitwear and Mary, Queen of Scots wore Guernsey socks to her ex­e­cu­tion • Nel­son rated the jumpers and rec­om­mended them to the Ad­mi­ralty as a valu­able ar­ti­cle of naval cloth­ing • In 1857, sol­diers in Hal­i­fax, Novia Sco­tia, were is­sued with Guernseys as part of their win­ter uni­form • Le Tri­co­teur has sup­plied jumpers to sol­diers in Afghanistan as well as olive­g­reen ones to the Worces­ter­shire and Sher­wood Foresters

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