Observations On The Popular Antiquities Of Great Britain (volume 3); Chiefly Illustrating The Origin Of Our Vulgar And Provincial Customs, Ceremonies, by John Brand

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872. Excerpt: ... Edmonton, witch of, iii, 23. Edmundsbury, St., custom of the monks of, at wheat-seeding, i, 392. Edmund's well, St., at Oxford, ii, 378. Edward I lifted in his bed by the la-dies of the bedchamber and maids of honour on Easter Monday, i, 181. Ill, ceremony of the boy-bishop presented before, A.d. 1299, i, 428. IV, coronation of, why put off, i, 535. VI, his alteration of the foun-dation of Christ's College, Cambridge, iii, 264-5. Egelric, abbot of Croyland, casts a ring of six bells, ii, 215-6. Egg, an emblem of the universe, i, 168.--eating of an odd one, iii, 19.--Druid's, iii, 287. Egg-feast, name of the Saturday pre-ceding Shrove Tuesday, i, 64. formerly at Oxford, i, 171.--shell broken after the meat is out, iii, 19. "Egg at Easter," proverb of an, i, 171. Eggs and collops, a usual dish on Collop or Shrove Monday, i, 62,88.--laid on Good Friday preserved all the year, i, 151, 174.--a usual dish on Good Friday, i, 151, 174.--and herbs on Easter Day, i, 164.--sports with, i, 169.--held by the Egyptians as a sa-cred emblem of the renovation of mankind after the deluge, i, 169.--in the ritual of Pope Paul V, con-sidered emblematical of the resurrection, i, 172.--the giving of, still prevalent among the modern Greeks and Russians, i, 174. Eggs laid on the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary put by, i, 174.--given to infant children, ii, 81-2.--superstitions respecting, ii, 82. Eggs, EASTER.i, 168-76. Egidius, the patron saint of Edin-burgh, i, 364. Egyptians, see Gipsies. Elder, sprigs of, used as a charm, iii, 284-5. Elegv, funeral, among the Irish, ii, 228. Elephant, vulgar error concerning the, iii, 369. Elf, etymology of, ii, 476.--or fairy stones, ii, 490. Elf-arrows, ii, 490.--fire, ii, 490; iii, 408.--shots, ii, 490.--cake, ii, 492.--knots, ii, 492.--l...

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Title:Observations On The Popular Antiquities Of Great Britain (volume 3); Chiefly Illustrating The…Format:PaperbackDimensions:210 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.44 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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