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Richard, German physician. See: May-Hegglin anomaly.
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"I thought not to repent me of cutting down a Maypole," replied Endicott, "yet now I could find in my heart to plant it again, and give each of these bestial pagans one other dance round their idol.
Nor think ye, young ones, that they are the happiest, even in our lifetime of a moment, who misspend it in dancing round a Maypole!"
And Endicott, the severest Puritan of all who laid the rock foundation of New England, lifted the wreath of roses from the ruin of the Maypole, and threw it, with his own gauntleted hand, over the heads of the Lord and Lady of the May.
My reason for thinking this refers to the chaos on Tuesday, February 26, where people waited one hour plus for a 50 to go to the Maypole from Alcester Lanes End, and myself and others waited nearly an hour for a 49 to go to Shirley from the Maypole.
THE reputation of Loughborough's Bill Brookman has resulted in a commission to create a giant Maypole for the Film4 feature film, The Little Stranger, starring Charlotte Rampling.
IT'S been a focal point for the Great Exhibition of the North but now the eye-catching Maypole at Grey's Monument has gone.
Work has been ongoing for the past two days to turn the famous landmark into a giant Maypole.
A statement explaining the installation went on to say: "Within the context of The Great Exhibition of the North, Greys Monument re-imagined as the Worker's Maypole would powerfully proclaim and celebrate these ideas within the heart of the city that has done so much to create the society visioned through the Worker's Maypole.
To finish the sack of coal must be dropped on the Village Green where the traditional Maypole is situated in the heart of Gawthorpe.
There are, of course, Maypole dances as well as less traditional - but equally enjoyable - events occurring on May 1.
HOLYWOOD, CO DOWN Monday May 1, 2017 HOLYWOOD HISTORICAL WALK 10am-12noon Tour departs by foot from Maypole Bar, Holywood Enjoy an informative stroll through Holywood's colourful history from the establishment of a monastic settlement on the site of the Old Priory Church to the Motte where King John is said to have spent the night.