By Mark Lawson-Jones
Why used to be the partridge within the pear tree? Who was once sturdy King Wenceslas? And what are the pagan origins in the back of 'The Holly and the Ivy'? observe the hidden tales at the back of our best-lived Christmas carols, from their earliest incarnations within the heart a while and their banning lower than the Puritans to the carols that united infantrymen at the Western entrance in the course of the First international warfare. This interesting ebook charts the historical past of 1 of Christmas' longest-running traditions and is certain to attract all those that love the festive season.
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