Folk Play Links - Morris Dancers, Morris Dancing; Morrice Dancers, Morrice Dancing

Compiled by C. Little

Some non-play customs and their practitioners have the same names as the plays and their actors. e.g. Cakers, Guisers, Mummers, Pace Eggers, Morris Dancers, Plough Bullocks, Soulers, Sword Dancers etc. This can be confusing.

Publications listed may be cited as well as full text.

001 * The Letters of Horace Walpole [ed. by Mrs Paget Toynbee, Vol.X, 1904, p.169 - 17th Dec. 1777 - "I am too ancient to go about like morrice-dancers, to every house that is open at Christmas;"]

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