Christmas: Its Origin and Associations
by W. F. Dawson
Publisher: E. Stock 1902
Number of pages: 400
The book about Christmas, its origin and associations, together with its historical events and festive celebrations during nineteen centuries: depicting, by pen and pencil, memorable celebrations, stately meetings of early kings, remarkable events, romantic episodes, brave deeds, picturesque customs, time-honoured sports, royal christmases, coronations and royal marriages, chivalric feats, court banquetings and revellings, christmas at the colleges and the inns of court, popular festivities, and christmas-keeping in different parts of the world, derived from the most authentic sources, and arranged chronologically.
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