Ye Olde White Harte can be found in Hull. It is claimed that the building dates back to the 1600's. It is believed that an upstairs room in the pub known as the 'Plotting Parlour' was where Sir John Hotham and others took the decision to refuse to allow King Charles I entry entry to the town which led to the seige of Hull and caused more tension between the Royalists and Parliamentarians.The Civil War 1642 to 1651 ended with victory for Oliver Cromwell and the defeat of the King. Charles I his majesty was executed on Tuesday, 30 January 1649.
On a lighter note, documents from that period describe those who were drunk as follows: 'The Scripture describeth them to stagger and reel to and fro. And so where the same legs which carry a man into the house,cannot bring him out again, it is a sufficient sign of drunkennes.'