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Barmy

 

a valuable shoulder garment decorated with religious drawings. Prince Ivan Kalita of Moscow was the first to have them in Russia (14th century). They were worn by Byzantine emperors and Russian princes (and by tsars from the middle of the 16th to the beginning of the 18th century) during coronations and ceremonial outings.

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As part of the tour, 18 golf and cricket days have been organised and the Barmy Army are looking to raise PS100,000 from the tour for the Lord's Taverners charity.
He was lucky enough to witness an English victory Down Under, but he also enjoyed his first taste of life with the Barmy Army, a group of otherwise perfectly respectable individuals who chanted lines such as "You all live in a convict colony" (to the tune of Yellow Submarine) to the Australian supporters.
When they first appeared on the scene some thought the Barmy Army's singing and dancing more appropriate for a football match.
I have said for a long time that the Barmy Army are the best sporting crowd in the world.
Self-styled Barmy Army figurehead Jimmy, real-name Vic Flowers, and his mates can't wait to invade the new Sophia Gardens set-up in Cardiff.
Thanks to all the barmy buyers out there we raised pounds 23.
The Barmy Army certainly don't have a history of causing problems abroad.
The sooner we create a Patriotic Nationalist Party to begin the vacuuming of Barmy Britain the better for everyone.
Actors from Birmingham Stage Company, Barmy Britain, will take people on a journey through the history of Great Britain during the play Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain Part Two.
JUDGES at a business contest went barmy for a teenage Shelley College student who beat over 200 people to the final of Yorkshire's Got Talent.
Now, stopping off in Cardiff next week is the brand new show Horrible Histories - Barmy Britain, complete with all new amazing 3D special effects.
Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain THE BELGRADE THEATRE, COVENTRY THIS February half-term Coventry's Belgrade Theatre welcomes the return of Horrible Histories and their new show Barmy Britain.