England in the Days of Old
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England in the Days of Old

By William Andrews
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  • ENGLAND IN THE DAYS OF OLD.
    • Preface.
    • When Wigs were Worn.
    • Powdering the Hair.
    • Men wearing Muffs.
    • Concerning Corporation Customs.
    • Bribes for the Palate.
    • Rebel Heads on City Gates.
    • Burial at Cross Roads.
    • Detaining the Dead for Debt.
    • A Nobleman’s Household in Tudor Times
    • Bread and Baking in Bygone Days.
    • Arise, Mistress, Arise!
    • The Turnspit.
    • A Gossip about the Goose.
    • Bells as Time-Tellers.
    • The Age of Snuffing.
    • State Lotteries.
    • Bear-Baiting.
    • Morris-Dancers.
    • The Folk-Lore of Midsummer Eve.
    • Harvest Home.
    • Curious Charities.
    • An Old-Time Chronicler.
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