Ordish Papers : Northumberland



NORTHUMBERLAND

1.

Handwritten account of Fool Plough at Christmas from English Dictionary ed. Joseph Wright MA. (1900), Vol. 2.

2.

Handwritten account of the Fool Plough with alternative names from Heslop, Northumberland Words (1892-4), p. 307.

3.

Full Plough - a printed account from County Folklore - Northumberland, Vol.4, p.123 (1904) a duplicate of item 2.

4.

Guisarding Rhymes - a printed text from Durham Tracts (1895), Vol.2, pp.347-8.

5.

Guisarting at Rothbury - an account taken from original MS notes by D.D. Dixon.

6.

Hagmena at Christmas a handwritten account from original MS notes by D.D. Dixon.

7.

Handwritten note giving cast of Alexander and the King of Egypt and St. George & the Dragon from Christmastide, its History, Festivities & Carols by Wm. Sandys FSA.

8.

Printed note on Mummers Play from County Folklore - Northumberland, Vol.4, pp.87-8 (1904).

9.

Plough Monday - a handwritten note of the custom, a quotation from History of Northumberland 2, p.18 appdx.

10.

Guizard's Song from Scremerston communicated by Miss Rutter.

11.

Sword Dance - printed account of the Fool Plough from County Folklore - Northumberland, Vol.4, p.85 (1904). Almost a duplicate of item 1.

12.

White Plough at Rothbury - a handwritten copy from MS notes from D.D. Dixon.

13.

Sword Dancers - at Lent a handwritten account which is a duplicate of item 11 in the first part, the full from Brands, Vol.2, p.29.


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