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Heritage Talk – Did Puritans Dance?
March 23, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Did Puritans, such as Sir Nicholas Rainton, Dance?
Join us for this Heritage Talk to find out.
Talk by Dr. Anne Daye, Director of Education and Research of The Historical Dance Society.
What was a Puritan in the early 17th century? What were their views on dancing?
Find out why James I and Charles I issued edicts encouraging dancing on Sundays, and the dancing exploits of a leading Puritan in Cromwell’s government.