Bibliography of Nottinghamshire Folk Plays & Related Customs

F.Blomefield (1775)

Source:
*F. Blomefield (Auth.)
*An essay towards a topographical history of the County or Norfolk: Vol.4
*Lynn, Farsfield, W.Whittingham, 1775, p.287

*A much cited and reprinted source, describing how Plough Monday, Plough Lights were maintained by dancers before the Reformation. This theory seems to be based on evidence quoted from only three locations; Aylmerton, Binham and Holm by the Sea, Norfolk, and is by no means clear cut.

Index Terms:
Locations: *Aylmerton, Norfolk (TG1839); Binham, Norfolk (TF9839); Holm by the Sea, Norfolk (TF7043)
Years: *Publ. 1775
Subjects: *Plough Monday; Plough Lights; Dancers
Archives: Ref.: TD00388

Indexed by Peter Millington. Last updated Oct.1987

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