The aristocratic party was captained by the township of Heraclea, which had given the first doge, Anafesto, to the newly formed community.
Denis attended Bell Lane school, Hendon where his father captained the old boys cricket eleven and naturally Denis was taken to matches.
A keen Rugby player, he captained Queens ' 3rd XV.
Thomas Jennings had captained a village team of handbell ringers at the end of the last century (Howse, 5: 271 ).
A former Scotland Under-21 skipper, Ian has captained Hibs since the departure of John O'Neil to Falkirk.