Mardi Gras (In Elizabethan England)

Terry_A._Harper at Terry_A._Harper at
Tue Feb 20 09:24:07 PST 1996

Aubrey wrote:

>>this was often a day for the apprentices to riot;
>This sounds like a perfectly acceptable custom that we, in our endeavor to
>recreate this past age, might ought to think about?  Any other apprentices
>want to comment?

No, when I riot I like to have a good reason, like the high price of ale.  To 
riot just because it's a holiday is a waste of time which could be better spent 
on wine, women and song.

Ld Llywelyn Gruffydd
Apprentice to Mistress Jeanmaire du Doremy

     Greetings Aubrey!  I quite agree with the rioting idea.  Besides
          being your apprentice sister, I think our Laurel, Mistress
          Siobahn would enjoy a good Mardi Gras Riot/Party!


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