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INDEX.
Penderell, Richard, his monument decorated on Oak Apple Day, 305
Penny Hedge, the, 209
Penny Loaf Day, 125
Pepper Cake, 483
Pershore Fair Day, 192
Peter's (St.) Day, 331
Peter-Pence, 347
Philips' (St.) Day, 234
Picrous Day, 431
Piepowder, Court of, 364
Pin-money, 4
Pippins, divination by, 397
Piran's (St.) Day, 121
Plough Bullocks, 39
Plough l:ghts, 37
Plough Monday, 37
Plough Witchers, 40
Plough Witching, 40
Plowlick Monday, 42
Plum-porridge, 462
Plumb-pudding, 46 2
Plumb-pudding Money, 4S2
Poisson d'Avril, 184
Pope Joan, 181
Pope-Ladies, 181
Pork Acre, 413
Pot-fair, 323
Preston Guild, 368
'Pronging, poing a,' 414
Procession Week, 204
Processioning, 208, 213
Psalm Caking, 406
4 Pudding-pieing, going a,' 172
Pulgen, 487
Purification of the Virgin Mary, 54
Push-penny, 303
Quaaltagh, 8
Raffling-Day, at Newark, 51
Ram, hunting the, 354
Ram Feast, 257
Ravenglass Fair, 356
Rayer, or Rahere, founder of Bartholomew Fair, 361
Ream of the Well, 17
Red Spear Knights, 291
Reed Day, 332
Relic Sunday, 340
Restoration Day, 301
Rhvne Toll, the, 390
Richard's (St.) Dav, 188
Riding of the George,' 197
Riding the Marches,' 292, 307
'Rising Peter,' 333
Robin Hood, 226, 257
Roche's ('St.) Day, 350
Rock Day, 36
Rogation Sunday, 204
Rope-pulling, at Ludlow, 85
Rosemary, used as decoration at Christmas, 458
Rowan-tree, use of, 154, 394
Rowan-tree Day, 274
Rowan-tree Grads, 274
Royal Oak Day, 301
Rumbald Night, 448
Running Lands, 242
Rushes, strewn in churches, 280,
294
Rush-bearing, 334, 3d7
Salmon, superstition regarding, 270
Salt-Silver, 418
Saturnalia, 458,463
Sanin, 395
Scalding Thursday, 375
Scambling Days, 95
Scarlet Days, at Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, 278
Scholastica's (St.) Day, 97
Scillv Lies, 84, 479
Scotland, 14, 19, 43, 46, 56, 88, 120, 126, 177, 188, 267,275,292, 301, 307, 309, 320,334,335,351, 382, 394, 399, 40*, 410,430, 4J7 438, 4S7, 505
Scrutiny Night, 504
Septuagesima, 45
'Setting the Colne,' 213
* Seven joys of the Virgin,' 464
Shaftesbury Bezant, 205
Shamrock, 136, 139
Sharp Tuesday, 86
Sheelah's Day, 139
Sher, Shere, Sh ere, Thurslay, 146
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