Old Church Lore
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Old Church Lore

By William Andrews
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Table of Contents
  • OLD CHURCH LORE.
  • Preface.
  • Contents.
  • The Right of Sanctuary.
  • The Romance of Trial.
  • A Fight between the Mayor of Hull and the Archbishop of York.
  • Chapels on Bridges.
  • Charter Horns.
  • The Old English Sunday.
  • The Easter Sepulchre.
  • St. Paul’s Cross.
  • Cheapside Cross.
  • The Biddenden Maids Charity.
  • Plagues and Pestilences.
  • A King Curing an Abbot of Indigestion.
  • The Services and Customs of Royal Oak Day.
  • Marrying in a White Sheet.
  • Marrying under the Gallows.
  • Kissing the Bride.
  • Hot Ale at Weddings.
  • Marrying Children.
  • The Passing Bell.
  • Concerning Coffins.
  • The Curfew Bell.
  • Curious Symbols of the Saints.
  • Acrobats on Steeples.
  • Index.
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