10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LAMMAS DAY»
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... when the bread to be consecrated at Mass was taken from the first ripe corn.
Thus this day was an early form of Harvest Thanksgiving. Holy Rood Day Holy
Rood Day or Holy Cross Day 35 DAYS AND SEASONS St James' grotto Lammas
Companion to the Calendar: A Guide to the Saints and ...
Today became their remembrance day. Lammas Day Lammas Day is a
grandparent of Thanksgiving. It began centuries ago as a harvest festival in
Britain for the newly ripened wheat crop. On this day everyone went to church to
give thanks, ...
Mary Ellen Hynes, Peter Mazar, 1993
MARIUS FLAMINUS: A STORY OF THE DAYS OF HADRIAN, AND OTHER TALES
Lammas Day. 215 Nurse set down the baby, and, running to the door, caught
Fred to her breast, crying over him, and calling him 'her boy, her naughty boy.'
Her leg had been scalded and her arm bruised when she fell, but she forgot all
A Collection of the Reports of Cases, the Statutes, and ...
The plaintiff replied, and thereby abridged the demands of his bill, and only
proceeded for the tithes of the defendant's lambs in the year 1695, which he
insisted ought, by the custom of the said parish, to be set out and paid at Lammas
Francis King Eagle, Edward Younge, 1826
The English Village Community Examined in Its Relation to ...
That no person ' hath a right to common or turn any sheep upon the said '
common called Walsworth Commons, and that no sheep ' may be turned on the
Lammas ground of Walsworth be' tween Old Lammas-day and the last day of
Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicus: pt. 2. no. XII. Vallancey, ...
Thomas Pownall, Edward Ledwich, James Ussher, Sir Henry Piers, Charles O'
Connor (Esq.), W. Beauford, J. Davis (Sir.) Charles Vallancey. GULE OF
AUGUST; O R, LAMMAS DAY; CALLED BY THE ANCIENT IRISH, LA TAT and
Charles Vallancey, Thomas Pownall, Edward Ledwich, 1786
A Collection of Decrees by the Court of Exchequer in ...
... by the custom of tht said parish, to be set out and paid at Lammas Day, and not
at Jhearing day, or any other time before LammatkDay ; and disi, charged the
defendant of all other demands in the bill. sehs The defendant rejoined, and said,
Women's Work in Early Modern English Literature and Culture
Lammas day (traditionally celebrated on August 1) was a harvest festival and a
day for paying rents that was frequently noted in the popular almanacs of the
period.46 The mention of the feast day invokes the thematic context of ripening,
The History and Antiquities of the Parish of Tottenham, in ...
I. (200) Lammas-day is the first day of August, so called quasi lamb-mass ; on
which day the tenants, who held land of the Cathedral of York (which is dedicated
to Peter ad Vinculo) were bound by their tenure to bring a live lamb into the
Medii Ævi Kalendarium: Or, Dates, Charters, and Customs of ...
Lammas Day, %c. the Mem. de Du Bellay, quoted by the Abbe d'Artigny,
Melanges d'Histoire, Sfc. t. II, p. 290.) The Bollandists, by whom I have been
guided, have laboured the article of St. James with indefatigable diligence. —
Robert Thomas Hampson, 1841
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LAMMAS DAY»
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Why Exeter hangs out the White Glove
Lammas Day, the festival of St Peter and vincula, was when the first fruits of the harvest were offered to the Church in the form of a loaf. «Exeter Express and Echo, Jul 15»
Sowing wildflower meadows, and leaving Nature in charge
There was a traditional rhythm of allowing the grass to grow through spring and summer, cutting the hay between mid-July and Lammas Day ... «The Ecologist, Jul 15»
The Walk feature: Making hay in Bodenham
This usually took place on Lammas Day (August 1st). The animals remained in the meadow until winter or sometimes on until Candlemas ... «Hereford Times, May 15»
Crossing Quarters: Would the Real Astronomical Midway Point …
The other three cross quarter holidays on our modern calendar are: Groundhog Day (February 2nd), Lammas Day (August 1st) and Halloween ... «Universe Today, Apr 15»
Top 10 Weird Non-Traditional Holidays
8 – Lammas Day: Loaf mass day is a long-standing celebration in many English-speaking countries in the Northern Hemisphere on Aug. «Moose Jaw Times-Herald, Nov 14»
Get Ready for the Fireballs of October
The other three are: Lammas Day (August 1st), Groundhog's Day (February 2nd) and May Day (May 1st). We just think that it's great — if a bit ... «Universe Today, Oct 14»
Shining light on villages where time stands still
They fill the church on Lammas Day when farmers traditionally give thanks for the first ear of corn, and they beat the bounds on Rogation ... «Nottingham Post, Sep 14»
The Nativity of Mary: Family and Birthday Blessings
The Birthday of Our Lady is yet another traditional harvest feast (the previous ones being August 1 on Lammas Day, the Transfiguration and the ... «Catholic Culture, Sep 14»
'This land is our land': the Lammas Day 'riots' of August 1892
'The Glorious Twelfth' – the first day for shooting grouse – is Lammas Day, pushed eleven days back by the UK's transition from the Julian ... «Hackney Citizen, Aug 14»
Feastday Highlights: The Transfiguration
For the Catholic feast on August 6, this is one of several harvest feasts, the first was August 1, the traditional Lammas Day (St. Peter in Chains). «Catholic Culture, Aug 14»