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Boy-Bishop, restored under Queen Breedon, William, a great smoker,
of Salisbury and York ca- Brentford, expenses of a Whitsuntide
Ale at, in 1621, i, 280.
ornaments of the, in the at, ii, 378.
Danes on, i, 185-91.
tories concerning, i 424. formerly decked with birch
Bridal, solemn country, at Kenil.
receiver of his subsidy, i, 428. ii, 163.
rosemary, ii, 123.
sisted in common grammar- Bride and bridegroom, kiss over the
bride-cakes, ii, 102.
crowned with flowers
ainong the Anglo-
Saxons, ii, 123.
to throw a ball over the
church to be scrambled for,
omen, ii, 167.
ancient superstition that to
have good fortune she
should enter the house
uuder two broad swords,
casting off the left hose of the,
ii, 169, 171.
on first entering the bride.
groom's house to be lifted
over the threshold, ii, 169.
unlucky, if she did not weep
on the wedding-day, ii, 170.
hand of her husband, ii, 172.
sewing up of the, in one of
the sheets, ii, 174-5.
custom of, at Hales-Owen,
Bride-cake, ü, 100-2.
Broughton, Lincolnshire, singular te-
Brown, bishop of Cork, writes against
drinking memories, ii,
at the funeral of, ii, 240.
Browne, Hawkins, parodies by, ii,
Brownies, ii, 488.
Browny, the spirit so called, ii, 488-9;
Milton's description of, ii, 488.
his first appearance in the Bruges, St. Mary, and St. Donatian,
Bruisers spit in their hands previous
to beginning their diversions,
Brunne, Robert de, explanation of
wassail by, i, 2.
Brussels, St. Mary, St. Gudula, and
Buchan, Buller of, ii, 85.
Scots, i, 16.
Buckinghamshire, appearance of “the
Wat” in, iii, 402.
about women in labour, ii, 67. Paris, ii, 278.
Forest, old oak and yew trees at, Bufonites, or toad-stones, iii, 50.
Bugs, an old word for terrors, ii,
farmers' draught oxen, ii, 15. Buittle, castle Douglas, charm prac-
of barring out the master BULL AND BEAR BAITING, ii, 401.
“ Bull and Gate,” explanation of the
Christmas Hobby-horse, at i, 492. BULL RUNNING IN THE TOWN OF
Bullen, or Boleyn, Anne, wears yel-
mastheads of ships on sale, ii, Buller of Buchan, iii, 85.
Bulls, baiting of, mentioned by Fitz-
stephen, ii, 401.
Bull-baiting, Misson's account of, as Byfield church, co. Northampton,
practised temp. Will. II, ii, 401. curfew bell at, ii, 223.
make them remember parish boun- i, 487.
daries, i, 206.
Caermarthen, custom of bidding at,
eve of Thursday after Trinity Sun-
ing the breaking of a looking-glass, "Cagg, to cagg," a military term,
explained, iii, 263.
Greeks, ii, 272.
on Palm Sunday, i, 130-1.
on Midsummer Eve, baked in honour of the Virgin's
lying-in, i, 25.
groaning, ii, 70.
so called at Ripon, in York-
shire, i, 392.
Caldelia, monster so called,
cities and towns, ii, 291. Calf, superstition in the co. of Stir.
ling, of forcing cow-dung into its
Callot, etchings of gipsies by, iii, 98.
Lord of Misrule at, i, 497, 504.
on the 1st of May, ii, 22.
ing, at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, i, 63. riding the Stang at, ii, 188-9.
cucking-stool in use at, iii, 104.
CAMP, game of, ii, 404.
Candle, holy, used at childbirths, Carnival, Roman, vestiges of the, in
Shrovetide, i, 64.
account of the, from Joannes
Boemus Aubanus, i, 64.
seilles, on Ash Wednesday,
est, i, 480.
Anglo-Norman, of the 13th
century, with a translation,
by the monks of St. Ed- on serving up the boar's head,
ancient Scottish, i, 487.
later carols, i, 488-9-90.
in praise of the holly, i, 522.
on Christmas Eve, i, 473.
CARRYING EVERGREENS AT FUNE-
RALS, ii, 249.
Carthage, Juno presides over, i, 365.
don, i, 89.
to their landlords on New Year's to hit joints, ii, 199, 200.
Casting off the bride's left hose,
Castle Rushen, home of the spell-
Castor and Pollux, meteor so called,
Cat, the familiar of witches, iii, 7.
said to have nine lives, iii,
barbarous sport with a, at
Kelso, iii, 38-9.
game of, ii, 407.
Car and Dog, ii, 406.
Cat in barrel, sport of, iii, 38.
Cat and bottle, iii, 43.
Car r' the Hole, ii, 408.
“ Chandelles de rois," i, 48.
Camden's account of the cele- CHANGE Seats, the King's come,
bration of, in Ireland, i, 410. ü, 408.
Chapeau, ou chapel de roses, ii, 125.
Chapel Royal, St. James's, ceremony
Chapelet, donner le, ii, 124.
anciently bound to the thigh
of a lying-in woman, ii, 67.
tries the Sortes Virgilianæ,
Charles II, restoration of, i, 273-5.
the day of his proclamation,
Charlton, co. Kent, Horn Fair held at,
Charms, upon St. Blaze's Day, i, 52.
hallow Even, i, 380-4.
bound to the thigh of a lying-
in woman, ii, 67.
against barrenness, ü, 69.
relating to children, ii, 77, 81.
for diseases, ü, 49, 269.
of Naogeorgus, iii, 255.
from Bale's Interlude concern.
ing Nature, Moses, and
Christ, ii, 256, 297, 310.
in odd numbers, iii, 263-9.
for diseases noticed in the
classics, iii, 300.