Catalogue oj Brand Material.
Windows decorated with
evergreens . . -
Yew or Box, used as Palm in
R.C. Churches. Churches decorated with - Land held by rent of bunch
of box - - -
Yew used in Palm Sunday
processions - - - Yew in Churchyard called
Palm - - - -
Plants used to preserve from Evil.
First sprig of Yew gathered on Pontesford Hill pre- serves from ill-luck
Hazel and Willow twigs gathered and kept in water preserve from lightning
Quarrel subsequent on Blessing of Palms
Palms blessed by R.C. priest carried as amu- lets by Protestant miners
Palm crosses made -
(fe) Places Visited.
Graves decorated and visited^
(Caxton 1 483).
Devon (Woodbury), East Kent (17th cent.).
By young men and maids
By women and children,
to " tread the wheat "
' Cf. Wales, infra. 2 B
Hants (Romsey, 14th cent.).
Cornwall (Little Colan), Durham (City, Gain- ford, Lanchester), Yorks. (Whitby, North- allerton, Richmond).
Cheshire, Salop (Albrigh- ton), Herefordshire (Ewyas Harold and Newton - in - Clodock) , Glouce.ster(St.Briavers and district).
(Aubrey, 17th cent.).
(Longbridge (19th cent.).