Hocktide

Today and tomorrow was known in Medieval times as “Hocktide”. Hocktide was the second Monday and Tuesday after Easter The medieval English festival was generally celebrated on the second Tuesday after Easter.  The men of the village would tie up the women and demand a kiss for their release.  The following day the women would…

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hocktide

Manorial term of the day Hocktide the second Monday and Tuesday after Easter. The medieval English festival was generally celebrated on the second Tuesday after Easter. The men of the village would tie up the women and demand a kiss for their release. The following day the women would tie up the men and demand…

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