examination and tryal of old Father Christmas.

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Christmas -- Eng
StatementLondon, Printed for Charles Brome, 1685.
The Physical Object
Pagination11, 63 p.
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Open LibraryOL14142151M

"From G.K. Hall & Co. with all good wishes Christmas " Facsimile, with a new preface, of the Folger Library copy. Original title page reads: The examination and tryal of old Father Christmas; together with his clearing by the jury, at the assizes held at the town of Difference, in the county of Discontent.

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Hall & Co. with all good wishes, Christmas " Facsim. reprint of a copy with imprint date corrected in ms. from to Original t.p. reads: The Examination and Tryal of Old Father Christmas; Together with his Clearing by the Jury, At the Assizes held at the Town of Difference, in the County of Discontent.

EXAMINATION AND Tryal of OLD Father CHRISTMAS. Together with his Clearing by examination and tryal of old Father Christmas.

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London: Printed for H. Brome, T. Basset, and J. Wright. MLA Citation. King, Josiah. The arraignment, conviction and imprisoning of Christmas, with An hue and cry after Christmas, A.D. The examination and tryal of old Father Christmas, together with his clearing by the jury, A.D.

[by Josiah King] III. Canterbury Christmas, or A true relation of the insurrection in Canterbury on Christmas day last, A.D. Excerpt from Josiah King’s ’The Examination and Tryal of Father Christmas’ () ‘Father Christmas’ The specific depiction of Christmas as a merry old man begins in the early 17th century, in the context of resistance to Puritan criticism of observation of the Christmas feast.

It’s almost Christmas, which means it’s almost time for Santa Claus. And that seems like as good an excuse as any to examine a little-known historical tradition of putting Father Christmas on.

Christmas was reinstated in as a national holy day, but the discussion surrounding the abolition of Christmas continued, as did the growth of the legend of Father Christmas.

Nicholas had been removed by force, and it is during this time that we begin to. The Examination and Tryal of Old Father Christmas, by Josiah King, s. Although some believe Dutch settlers landing on the American Author: Selina Cheng.

Santa Claus, also known as Saint Nicholas, Kris Kringle, Father Christmas, or simply Santa, is a legendary figure originating in Western Christian culture who is said to bring gifts to the homes of well-behaved children on the night of Christmas Eve (24 December) and the early morning hours of Christmas Day (25 December).

The modern Santa Claus grew out of traditions surrounding the historical. But it's important to note that the Puritan war produced its own satire, namely the The Examination and Tryal of Old Father Christmas by Josiah King.

It was just one in a genre of pamphlets. [In] what is perhaps the most impressive poem in the book—'A Christmas Message'—he concludes: England is a Peloponnese and Father Christmas a poor old sod.

- I was always the gal with a book in her hand and definitely preferred the school library to the gym. (Oh the horrid memories of gym class lol) Almost nothing made me happier when I got a book, any book, for a gift. At Christmastime, I especially enjoyed a book with a picture of Santa on the cover.

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For the song by The Kinks, see Father Christmas (song). For the book by Raymond Briggs, see Father Christmas (graphic novel). For the animated film based on the book by Raymond Briggs, see Father Christmas ( film). Excerpt from Josiah King s.

The English Father Christmas: A Separate Origin. Introduction. The English Father Christmas seems to have had an entirely separate origin from Sinterklaas, being a personification of Christmas and a Yule-tide visitor - not a gift-giver - rather than a version of St earliest reference to him comes from the mid-fifteenth century, when a Sir Christëmas appears in a carol, although.

Father Christmas on Tryal Some Help in Making Tough Choices. Today, while searching for other things, I quite accidentally came across a longish tract written in England in by Josiah King entitled, The Examination and Tryal of Old Father Christmas.

It was written after the monarchy had been restored following the overthrow of Oliver. Looking back to Old England: The Examination and Tryal of Father Christmas () THE DIARIST John Evelyn found himself a prisoner on 25 Decemberdetained for attending church.

He was in the chapel of Exeter House, on the north side of the Strand, when he was arrested.

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Excerpt from Josiah King's The Examination and Tryal of Father Christmas (), published shortly after Christmas was reinstated as a holy day in England. Father Christmas is the name used in many English -speaking countries for a figure associated with Christmas. Father Christmas as pictured in Josiah King's The Examination and Tryal of Father Christmas () - Source The earliest English examples of the personification of Christmas are thought to be from a 15th century carol which refers to a "Sire Christmas".

I know of one book, but I can't remember the title it starts with a man getting lost in the snow on a back country road. It tells the entire story about where Santa Claus came. The return to the throne of Charles II in restored the holiday. Ina book was published in London entitled The Examination & Tryal of Old Father Christmas.

Not surprisingly, Old Saint Nick was exonerated. From the 17CC, the country mummers plays which kept Father Christmas alive in Britain. Father Christmas as pictured in Josiah King’s The Examination and Tryal of Father Christmas () / TCP.

The earliest English examples of the personification of Christmas are thought to be from a 15th century carol which refers to a “Sire Christmas”. The code of Edward the Confessor would not fill twenty pages of the statute book of Massachusetts, and, says Blackstone, “seems to have been no more than a new edition, or fresh promulgation of Alfred’s code, or dome-book, with such additions and improvements as the experience of a century and a half suggested.”—1 Blackstone.

Old Father Christmas, Providence, Rhode Island. 81 likes. Old Father Christmas shares Love & Joy with those celebrating the Spirit of Christmas, whether at services, tree lightings, hospitals, Followers: Ina book was published in London entitled THE EXAMINATION AND Tryal of Old Father Christmas.

Not surprisingly, he was exonerated. From the 17th - 19th century it was the country mummers plays which kept Father Christmas alive in Britain.Browse and buy a vast selection of HUMOR Collections: Art & Collectibles on