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R.M.N. (1925b)

R. M. N. (Auth.)
*A Guise-Dance Play from St.Keverne [Cornwall]
Old Cornwall, Apr.1925, Vol.1, No.1, pp.31-32

Full text (30 lines) of a Christmas Guise-Dance play from St. Keverne, Cornwall, performed in the 1850s. The character are: Father Christmas, Turkish Knight, King George, Doctor, and Little Man Jack.

Provenance: "Communicated by Capt.F.J.Roskruge, R.N., and written after Mr.Wm.Mitchell's memory of performances over seventy years ago."

Index Terms:
Locations: Saint Keverne, Cornwall (SW7821)
Years: Perf. before 1855
Subjects: Full Text; Christmas; Guise-Dance; Play; Father Christmas; Turkish Knight; King George; Doctor; Little Man Jack
People: R. Morton Nance (Auth.); Capt. F. J. Roskruge (Col.); Mr. Wm. Mitchell (Inf.)
Archives: Ref.: TD00775

Indexed by Peter Millington. Last updated Mar.2005

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