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1. On Christmas 1066, when William the Conqueror was crowned king of England, people cheered so loudly that the guards outside attacked people and houses near to Westminster Abbey were burned down in a riot. 2. During Christmas time in Newfoundland, people called mummers dress up in crude disguises and go from house to house. At each house they visit, they start dancing, playing music, and get wasted drunk while the hosts try to discover their true identities.
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‘Any mummers ‘lowed in?’ Keeping a Christmas tradition alive in Newfoundland
Many Canadians got their first introduction to mummering during the federal election when some Newfoundlanders and Labradorians pledged to vote with their...
Hi This year I added something new to my Christmas decorating. I made a Mummer Tree. And I think I’ll be leaving it out long after the season is over. I love it. I’ve collected mummers …