388 Catalogue of Brand Material.
V. Business Transacted. locality.
Church floor strewn with rushes - Bristol (St. Mary Red- cliff e).
" Palmson Money " paid at Easter - Wilts. (Bradford).
Bundle of box-twigs paid as rent
(1086) ------ Salop (Poston).
" Gad-whip Tenure." (Rent, 30 pieces of silver, tied to a whip- thong and paid publicly in church service) . . . . - Lines. (Caistor).
T .T WALES.
Sul-y-blodau (Welsh). Flowering Sunday (English).
II. Natural Phenomena.
Fairies and witches have power
over persons born this day - South Wales. Walking round boundaries this
day keeps away thieves - - South Wales.
Decorating Graves and visiting Churchyards.^ General in South Wales - - General (Cardiff, Swan- sea, Carmarthen, Gla- morgan, Monmouth). Occasionally met with in North
Wales (Montgomery, Cardigan,
also Pembroke). Drinking sugar and water at well Denbigh (Llansantffraid) .
Pace eggs used - - . . Hebrides (Uist). Schoolboys carried palms through
Palm twigs worn - - - . Co. Deny (Maghera).
[To be continued.)
^ Often on Easter Sunday in country places of late years.