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The Tudor Society
  • August Feast Days and Martyrs Crossword Puzzle

    Apologies for being a day late with the weekly quiz, but better late than never!

    This week, we’re testing your knowledge of August Feast Days and people who were martyred in August – a cheerful subject!

    Simply click on the link or image below to open and print out…

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  • August Feast Days

    This was an ancient Celtic festival and marked the start of the wheat harvest. After the first crops were safely brought in, the first loaves baked with the wheat from this harvest in each household would be taken to church and blessed as a thanksgiving for the harvest. This would be followed by a celebratory feast.

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