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Christmas in Old Scotland

Christmas and New Year were equally welcomed by Scots before the Reformation of the 16th-17th centuries. All the customs of both festivals stem from that time. The name comes from the Scandinavians, for whom ‘Yultid’ was the festival celebrated at … Continue reading

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