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The examination and tryal of old Father Christmas

Josiah King

The examination and tryal of old Father Christmas

together with his clearing by the jury, at the assizes held at the town of Difference in the county of Discontent : written according to legal proceeding

by Josiah King

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Published by Printed for H. Brome, T. Basset, and J. Wright in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christmas stories

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe afternoon tryal of old Father Christmas, The tryal of Christmas, The trial of Christmas
    Statementby Josiah King
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 423:16
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination63 p
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15028950M

      But it's important to note that the Puritan war produced its own satire, namely the The Examination and Tryal of Old Father Christmas by Josiah King. It was just one in a genre of pamphlets Author: Abby Ohlheiser.


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The examination and tryal of old Father Christmas by Josiah King Download PDF EPUB FB2

"From G.K. Hall & Co. with all good wishes Christmas " Facsimile, with a new preface, of the Folger Library copy. Original title page reads: The examination and tryal of old Father Christmas; together with his clearing by the jury, at the assizes held at the town of Difference, in the county of Discontent.

The Examination and Tryal of Old Father Christmas, from G.K. Hall & Co., With All Good Wishes, Christmas King, Josiah. The examination and tryal of old Father Christmas together with his clearing by the jury, at the assizes held at the town of Difference in the county of Discontent: written according to legal proceeding / by Josiah King.

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"From G.K. Hall & Co. with all good wishes, Christmas " Facsim. reprint of a copy with imprint date corrected in ms. from to Original t.p. reads: The Examination and Tryal of Old Father Christmas; Together with his Clearing by the Jury, At the Assizes held at the Town of Difference, in the County of Discontent.

The examination and tryal of old Father Christmas: Together with his clearing by the jury, at the assizes held at the town of Difference, in the country of Discontent [King, Josiah] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The examination and tryal of old Father Christmas: Together with his clearing by the jury, at the assizes held at the town of DifferenceAuthor: Josiah King.

The examination and tryal of old Father Christmas; together with his clearing by the jury. The examination and tryal of old Father Christmas together with his clearing by the jury, at the assizes held at the town of Difference in the county of Discontent: written according to legal proceeding.

London: Printed for H. Brome, T. Basset, and J. Wright. MLA Citation. King, Josiah. The arraignment, conviction and imprisoning of Christmas, with An hue and cry after Christmas, A.D.

The examination and tryal of old Father Christmas, together with his clearing by the jury, A.D. [by Josiah King] III. Canterbury Christmas, or A true relation of the insurrection in Canterbury on Christmas day last, A.D. Excerpt The examination and tryal of old Father Christmas book Josiah King’s ’The Examination and Tryal of Father Christmas’ () ‘Father Christmas’ The specific depiction of Christmas as a merry old man begins in the early 17th century, in the context of resistance to Puritan criticism of observation of the Christmas feast.

It’s almost Christmas, which means it’s almost time for Santa Claus. And that seems like as good an excuse as any to examine a little-known historical tradition of putting Father Christmas on. Christmas was reinstated in as a national holy day, but the discussion surrounding the abolition of Christmas continued, as did the growth of the legend of Father Christmas.

Nicholas had been removed by force, and it is during this time that we begin to. But it's important to note that the Puritan war produced its own satire, namely the The Examination and Tryal of Old Father Christmas by Josiah King.

It was just one in a genre of pamphlets. The examination and tryall of Old Father Christmas. At the assizes held at the town of Difference, in the county of discontent. Written according to legal proceeding, by Josiah King. London: printed for Thomas Johnson, at the sign of the golden Key in Pauls Church-yard.

MLA Citation. King, Josiah. The examination and tryall of Old Father. The Examination and Tryal of Old Father Christmas, by Josiah King, s. Although some believe Dutch settlers landing on the American Author: Selina Cheng. Santa Claus, also known as Father Christmas, Saint Nicholas, Saint Nick, Kris Kringle, or simply Santa, is an imaginary figure originating in Western Christian culture who is said to bring gifts to the homes of well-behaved children on the night of Christmas Eve (24 December) or during the early morning hours of Christmas Day (25 December).

The modern Santa Claus grew out of traditions. [In] what is perhaps the most impressive poem in the book—'A Christmas Message'—he concludes: England is a Peloponnese and Father Christmas a poor old sod. Here we have “A Christian plea against Chrismass”, “The Holy time of Christmas defended”, “A letter concerning Christmasse sent to a knight in Suffolke”, “Scotland against popery” “The examination and tryal of old Father Christmas”, and a book of “ Sound and.

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For the animated film based on the book by Raymond Briggs, see Father Christmas ( film). Excerpt from Josiah King s. Father Christmas as pictured in Josiah King's The Examination and Tryal of Father Christmas () - Source The earliest English examples of the personification of Christmas are thought to be from a 15th century carol which refers to a "Sire Christmas".

Father Christmas on Tryal Some Help in Making Tough Choices. Today, while searching for other things, I quite accidentally came across a longish tract written in England in by Josiah King entitled, The Examination and Tryal of Old Father Christmas.

It was written after the monarchy had been restored following the overthrow of Oliver. Looking back to Old England: The Examination and Tryal of Father Christmas () THE DIARIST John Evelyn found himself a prisoner on 25 Decemberdetained for attending church.

He was in the chapel of Exeter House, on the north side of the Strand, when he was arrested. Excerpt from Josiah King's The Examination and Tryal of Father Christmas (), published shortly after Christmas was reinstated as a holy day in England. Father Christmas is the name used in many English -speaking countries for a figure associated with Christmas.

I know of one book, but I can't remember the title it starts with a man getting lost in the snow on a back country road. It tells the entire story about where Santa Claus came.

The code of Edward the Confessor would not fill twenty pages of the statute book of Massachusetts, and, says Blackstone, “seems to have been no more than a new edition, or fresh promulgation of Alfred’s code, or dome-book, with such additions and improvements as the experience of a century and a half suggested.”—1 Blackstone,   Father Christmas as pictured in Josiah King’s The Examination and Tryal of Father Christmas () / TCP.

The earliest English examples of the personification of Christmas are thought to be from a 15th century carol which refers to a “Sire Christmas”.

Ina book was published in London entitled THE EXAMINATION AND Tryal of Old Father Christmas. Not surprisingly, he was exonerated. From the 17th - 19th century it was the country mummers plays which kept Father Christmas alive in Britain. The return to the throne of Charles II in restored the holiday.

Ina book was published in London entitled The Examination & Tryal of Old Father Christmas. Not surprisingly, Old Saint Nick was exonerated. From the 17CC, the country mummers plays which kept Father Christmas alive in Britain.

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GT K2 The examination and tryal of old Father Christmas. By continuing his appearances in their winter plays, issuing statements like: "In comes I, Old Father Christmas, be I welcome or be I not, I hope that Christmas will ne'er be forgot".

This ensured that he would not be forgotten. In AD a book was published called The examination and Tryal of Old Father Christmas. Together With His Clearing. Excerpt from Josiah King's The Examination and Tryal of Father Christmas (), published shortly after Christmas was reinstated as a holy day in England.

Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C. Excerpt from Josiah King's The Examination and Tryal of Father Christmas (), published shortly after Christmas was reinstated as a holy day.

Father Christmas is the Christmas gift-bringer of English folklore, and the traditional British name for the personification of Christmas. Though a forerunner of (and now synonymous in the USA with) Santa Claus, Father Christmas is actually a separate and older folkloric entity, stemming from an unrelated tradition.

Although he has a quite different origin, in the English-speaking world Father. They referred to this personification as “Christmas”, “Old Christmas” or “Father Christmas”. At this point the character still belongs to literature and not folk-lore.

Excerpt from Josiah King’s The Examination and Tryal of Father Christmas (), published shortly after Christmas was reinstated as a holy day in England.

Santa Claus also known as Saint Nicholas, Father Christmas, Kris Kringle and simply "Santa", is a figure with legendary, mythical, historical and folkloric origins who, in many western cultures, is said to bring gifts to the homes of the good children during the late evening and overnight hours of Christmas Eve, December The modern figure was derived from the Dutch figure of Sinterklaas Alias: Santa Claus Santa Father Christmas.

The Legend of Father Christmas or Santa Saxons. When the Saxons invaded Britain, they brought with them their own solstice tradition. In each village, an elderly man would dress up in furs and become 'Old Winter'. People believed that he carried the spirit of winter with him and the season would be kind to any household that had been hospitable Author: Maddyrose.

Excerpt from Josiah King's The Examination and Tryal of Father Christmas (), published shortly after Christmas was reinstated as a holy day in England. Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C. Despite Santa Claus's mixed Christian roots, he has become a secular representation of Christmas.

Father Christmas as pictured in Josiah King’s The Examination and Tryal of Father Christmas () – Source The earliest English examples of the personification of Christmas are thought to be from a 15th century carol which refers to a “Sire Christmas”. Santa Claus, also known as Saint Nicholas, Kris Kringle, Father Christmas, or simply Santa, is a legendary figure originating in Western Christian culture who is said to bring gifts to the homes of well-behaved ("good" or "nice") children on Christmas Eve (24 December) and the early morning hours of Christmas Day (25 December).

The modern Santa Claus grew out of traditions surrounding the.Christmas, than in all the twelve months besides.” A published propaganda piece intitled the Examination and Tryal of Old Father Christmas, by Josiah King, portrayed Father Christmas as drawing people into drunkenness, gluttony, cursing and swearing.

The .Ina book titled The Examination and Tryal of old Father Christmas and his clearing by Jury was published in London. When the monarchy was restored, so was Father Christmas. Victorian. The Victorian Father Christmas included characteristics of all these figures. He was usually drawn as an old man in a long, hooded coat.