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Shrovetide and Lent – Claire Chats

In this week's Claire Chats video talk, I look at what Shrovetide and Lent are, and how they were marked in the medieval and Tudor period, and discuss some of the traditions associated with them.

Link to Alnwick Football -

Ashbourne Shrove Tuesday Football:

Here are my videos on Shrovetide events during Henry VIII's reign:

Sources and further reading

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Shrovetide and Lent – Claire Chats