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Nottinghamshire Countryside: The Plough Monday celebrations at Cropwell
Nottingham Topic, Jan.1979, p.86_b-c
A description of a Plough Bullocks play from Cropwell, Notts., taken from Mrs. Chaworth-Musters (1890). The trailing of a plough and malicious ploughing are mentioned, and the lines of the final song are quoted. The characters are listed as; Tom Fool, Recruiting Sergeant, Ribboner/Recruit, Threshing Blade, Hopper Joe, the Ploughman, Doctor, Young Lady, Dame Jane and Beelzebub.
Locations: *Cropwell, Notts. (SK6-3-) Years: *Publ. 1979 Subjects: *Play; Plough Trailing; Malicious Ploughing; Plough Monday; Plough Bullocks; Chaworth-Musters (1890); Song; Tom Fool; Recruiting Sergeant; Ribboner; Recruit; Threshing Blade; Hopper Joe; Ploughman; Doctor; Young Lady; Dame Jane; Beelzebub Archives: Ref.: TD00040; Notts. County Library, County Folklore Box