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How to Celebrate Christmas, 1818

Christmas History 35. How was Christmas celebrated, 200 years ago?  1818 was a simpler time, but in many ways the spirit of Christmas was much the same: the importance of good company, good cheer, and thinking of others.  The following … Continue reading

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Games in the year 1600 (Snippets 25)

In 1600, Samuel Rowlands published one of his earliest collections of poems, under the slightly gruesome title The Letting of Humour’s Blood in the Head-vaine.  He was not a popular poet in his day, but his work has proven valuable … Continue reading

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