The History Of The Honours Cap

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-- 1839  --

-- 1839 --

-- Early 1840s  --

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-- 1845  --

-- 1845 --

-- 1870s  --

-- 1870s --

-- 1886  --

-- 1886 --

-- 20th Century  --

-- 20th Century --

-- 2015  --

-- 2015 --

-- 2017  --

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-- 1870s  --

Rugby football clubs began to award 'caps' to their players with international teams following shortly. The rowers of Oxbridge also caught wind preferring to wear an all wool variety as was later sported by WAL 'flea' Fletcher, 1893.