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Curiosities of the Church

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Studies of Curious Customs, Services, and Records.
By William Andrews, F.R.H.S.
Published in 1891.

An entertaining and instructive book that attempts to reveal the manners, customs and everyday life of by-gone times in connection to the English church.

Includes chapters on – Early Religious Plays; Church Ales; Rush Bearing; Fish in Lent; Doles, Chained Books in Churches; Torch-Light Burials; Parish Registers; Parish Accounts; etc. Contains interesting examples of entries from various church records.

Useful for family history and local history research.

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Supplied by: Anguline Research Archives
Format: CD-ROM
Ref: ARA-111

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