Lincoln, Rutland & Stamford Mercury (1845 - a)
*Lincoln, Rutland & Stamford Mercury,
17th Jan.1845, pp.3d
"Plough Monday brought to Lincoln the annual fooleries of the
morris-dancers, and two or three bands of scarmouches were performing
in various parts of the city, and levying "black mail" upon the
inhabitants without interruption. After one band a train of two or
three hundred boys followed, shouting and bawling at "Moll with the
broom". Other beggars, who are a far less nuisance are taken up and
Lincoln, Lincs. (SK9771)
Plough Monday; Morris-Dancers; Moll with the Broom
TDRG Archive, Ref. TD00722;
Lincoln City Library, Morris Dancers or 'Plough Jacks' File Ref.L394
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