John Speller's Web Pages King Arthur's Waes-hael

John Speller's Web Pages - Wassailing Songs
King Arthur's Waes-hael
A wassailing song written by the Rev. Robert Stephen Hawker (1803-1875), the eccentric Vicar of Worwenstow in Cornwall, underlining the idea of the wassail bowl as a symbol of the Blessed Virgin Mary giving succor to the Christ-Child.

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Young women taking round the wassail bowl
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