John Speller's Web Pages This Endris Night

John Speller's Web Pages - Somerset Carols
This Endris Night
A fifteenth-century carol that exists in numerous recensions. One version, sometimes called "The Taunton Carol" and omitting the chorus, was collected by Ruth L. Tongue in Taunton Market in 1907.

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Taunton Cattle Market, Castle Green, Taunton, at around the period when Ruth Tongue collected the so-called "Taunton Carol." In those days the cattle had to be driven through the main streets of Taunton from the railway station to the center of town
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