Daily Archives: 28 December 2017

Warning: you might not get through it dry-eyed

I posted this under my Childermas entry, but it deserves attention on its own. Here is a reworking of Lully Lulla Lullay by Philip Stopford.  It’s about the Holy Innocents. Warning: you might not get through it dry-eyed, especially when the … Continue reading

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28 Dec – Childermas: “They were the Church’s first blossoms” – Holy Innocents

Monday was Christmas. Today is Childermas, the Feast of the Holy Innocents. The “Coventry Carol”, a lullaby of mothers to doomed children, dates to the 16th century. It was part of a Mystery Play, “The Pageant of the Shearmen and Tailors”, about chapter … Continue reading

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