Ellis Rugby Red Sweatshirt Zipper. Inspired by the great history of Rugby.
The Story of William Webb Ellis
William Webb Ellis was born in Salford, Lancashire. The younger of two surviving sons of James Ellis. Who was a cornet in the 7th Dragoon Guards. And in 1809 made a Lieutenant of the 3rd Dragoon Guards. Joining them in Portugal. His paternal grandfather was from Pontyclun in South Wales. A descendant of the Ellis family of Kiddal Hall, just off the A64 near Potterton, West Riding of Yorkshire.
The Ellis family moved to Rugby
After his father was killed during the Peninsular War. In a cavalry action near Albuera on 1 July 1812. Mrs. Ellis received an allowance of £30. This was from His Majesty’s Royal Bounty in recognition of her husband’s service. She decided to move to Rugby, Warwickshire. So that William and his elder brother, Thomas, would receive an education at Rugby School. Also, with no cost as a local foundationer (i.e. a pupil living within a radius of 10 miles of the Rugby Clock Tower). He attended the school in Town House. This was from 1816 to 1825. In addition, he was recorded as being a good scholar and cricketer. Although it was noted that he was “rather inclined to take unfair advantage at cricket”.
The incident in which William Webb Ellis supposedly caught the ball in his arms. This was during a football match (which was allowed) and ran with it (which was not) is supposed to have happened in the latter half of 1823. The legend of rugby was created.
Ellis Rugby Red Sweatshirt Zipper – Manufacturing
The Ellis Rugby Red Sweatshirt Zipper is a full zip sweatshirt and features a stylish embroider on the front. Also, includes matching heavy-duty rib cuffs. The zipper itself features a full YKK zip is also Bronze Antique. In addition, we’ve included velvet strip-lined and cut-in jetted pockets.
Available in sizes M – XXL Red
In addition to the Ellis Rugby Red Sweatshirt Zipper, we also offer a Crest Hoodie Red Retro Style or an Ellis Rugby Navy Sweatshirt Zipper Heritage Style.