Source: Playford 1657, interpreted by Colin Hume; published in English Dance & Song, September 1959. Vol XXIII. No. 4
Formation: Longways; Four Couples; Proper

Own tune.

The first part of the article is about The Twenty Ninth Of May.

My apologies that the original manuscript is not very clear in the article below. It is available at the bottom of this page, together with another interpretation of the dance. (The layout of the original is different, so that may be from a different edition; I assume that the one in Colin's article is the 1686 version.)

Original page from English Dance & Song, September 1959




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