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Ancient and annual customs

Author: Dwayne E Pickels
Publisher: [Philadelphia, Pa.] : Chelsea House, ©1998.
Series: Looking into the past.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes various ancient customs and traditions, such as the ducking stool, the maypole, and calling the hours, as well as the historic roots of holiday celebrations still followed.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dwayne E Pickels
ISBN: 0791046826 9780791046821
OCLC Number: 37373596
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Yule log --
Hallowe'en --
Curfew bell --
Mummers --
St. Valentine's Day --
Miracle play --
Lord of misrule --
Minstrel --
Sanctuary --
Archery on the green --
Ducking stool --
Maypole --
Midsummer eve bonfire --
Bringing in the boar's head --
Waits --
Jester --
Tournament (trial by combat) --
Scotish fiery cross --
Oak apple day --
Stocks --
Curing the "Kings Evil" --
Dish ofTea --
Calling the hours (The watchman) --
Duel --
Old time bank (The goldsmith's chest) --
Timeline of selected customs.
Series Title: Looking into the past.
Responsibility: by Dwayne E. Pickels.

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