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Thread #71653   Message #1227162
Posted By: GUEST,Henry
16-Jul-04 - 04:21 PM
Thread Name: How old is Pace Egging?
Subject: RE: How old is Pace Egging?
In Britain's Living Folklore, Roy Palmer considers; The predominant custom at Easter is the giving of eggs: Easter or 'pace' eggs are thought to have a Norse origin, and in the sagas the egg symbolises the earth.