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Folklore Calendar Information

Folklore Calendar Information

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EventCock shies
CommunityWinterslow
DateShrove Tuesday
SeasonSpring
SourceWSRO 3433 Folklore folder
Last Noted
NotesA cock was tied to a stake with a long string and sticks and stones were thrown at it, cauing terrible injury before the final death blow. The killer was awrded the bird. When used as a money raiser it was three throws a penny or some such figure.

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