A History of Town Criers _ Οι ντελάληδες

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As long as there has been news to share, there have been messengers to deliver it.

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Town crier, Tony Appleton poses as he announces the birth of a son for Britain’s Prince Harry, and Duke of Sussex, and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, outide of Windsor Castle in Windsor, west of London on May 6, 2019. PHOTO: AFP

 

Town Criers were the original ‘newsmen’ finding their origins in the early Greek Mytholgy, In fact Stentor, a Herald of the Greek Forces during the Trojan War,  was said to have the voice of 50 men and some men with a loud voice may be known as having a voice of a Stentorian.

Town Criers in Britain are thought to have come to the fore in 1066 when news of Continue reading