Folk Play Links - New Year Dancing - c.f. on Papa Stour
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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.
[The Stan Stane, North Ronaldsay]
The Statistical Account of Scotland. Vol.VII
[by Sir John Sinclair, 1793, p.489 - 'United Parishes of Cross and Burness, in the Isle of Sanday, and of North Ronaldshay', by Rev William Clouston [Minister] - 'Antiquities']
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