Catalogue of Brand Material.
SIXTH SUNDAY IN LENT.
Palm Sunday- Fig Sunday -
Fig-pie Sunday - Flowering Sunday
Pawne Cross Day _ - .
II. Natural Phenomena.
If seeds be sown this day, flowers will be double - - - -
III. General Observances.
(a) Observances with Plants.
Withe, or twisted tree, brought into great houses
Willow catkins called Palms
Forbidden or unlucky to gather Palm before Palm Sunday - - - -
Forbidden before Palm Sun- day to take it into the house - - - -
Children go " palming " or " palmsoning "
Palms searched for and carried - - - -
Palms searched for on pre- vious Sunday - - -
Palms carried - - .
Palm sold in Covent Garden in Hone's time - ,, worn in hats ,, carried to church ,, used in decoration ,, ,, ,, of houses
Beds., Bucks., Herts., Northants., Oxford- shire, Wilts., Yorks.
Lanes. (E. D. D.).
Cheshire (E. D. D.), Glou- cester (St. Briavel's and district).
London (1603). Herts, and general.
Cornwall (Polperro), Yorks. (Sheffield).
London. East Yorks. Hants.
West Somerset. Northumberland (Roth- bury), Yorks. (Filey). Church Northants. (Cliff e Regis).