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Jim Eikner  •  Link

Whitsuntide is the week of Pentecost, beginning 50 days after Easter on Whitsunday. "Whitsun" refers to the white robes worn by the newly baptised on Whitsunday. Whitsun Ales, fairs with plays and dancing, were popular during the week.

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Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.

1661

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1662

1663

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1664

1665

1666

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1667

1668