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17C MAY DAY celebration with a Maypole at Weybridge near London

7 monthes ago   |   By It's About Time

This painting is a copy of a painted wooden overmantle, possibly showing the village of Weybridge c 1699-1701.
In 1571, commissioners were appointed to report on the condition of the bridge across the Wey. They stated that for some years it had been so decayed as to be "unsafe for passengers, and that it was now ruinous...if the queen should be at her house at Oatlands and the waters should rise, 'as often they do,' she could not pass to her forest to hunt." It was accordingly ordered that a new bridge - a horse-bridge like the last - should be built, wood being used for its construction...
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17C American colonist William Bradford (1590-1657) is disgusted with MAY DAY celebrations

17C American colonist William Bradford (1590-1657) is disgusted with MAY DAY celebrations

7 monthes ago   |   By It's About Time

William Bradford (1590-1657) Of Plymouth Plantation The Pestilent Morton and his Merry Mount This woodcut of six boys dancing around a maypole, published in Massachusetts in 1788, is the oldest American published illustration of a country dance.
William Bradford was an English Separatist leader who grew up in Yorkshire, and later moved to Leiden, Holland, and helped found the Plymouth Colony. He was a signatory to the Mayflower Compact while aboard the Mayflower in 1620. He served as Plymouth Colony Governor 5 times covering about 30 years between 1621 and 1657. His journal, Of Plymouth...
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