Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

E.Sutton (1913)

Source:
Edward Sutton (Auth.)
*"MORRISING" IN NORTH NOTTS [Christmas play from East Retford]
*Nottinghamshire Guardian, *13th Dec.1913

The full text (71 line) of a Christmas Morrising play from East Retford, Notts., from about 1845 to 1850. The play, known as a "Morris", had the characters; Herald [introducer], St. George, Hero/Turk, Doctor and a number of unspecified "attendants".

Index Terms:
Locations: East Retford, Notts. (SK7080)
Years: *Publ. 1913; Perf. 1845 to 1850
Subjects: Full Text; Play; Christmas; Morrising; Morris; Herald; Introducer; St. George; Hero; Turk; Doctor
Archives: Ref.: TD00246; W.E.Doubleday Scrapbook, Vol.VI, p.199; Local Notes & Queries Scrapbook, 1908-1918

Indexed by Peter Millington. Last updated Mar.1990

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