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Boroughbridge Record

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Jurisdiction 1: DiocesanDocument category 1: Metropolitical and diocesan visitation articles and injunctions
Jurisdiction 2: ParishDocument category 2: Churchwardens' accounts
From region: Yorkshire, WestFrom place: Boroughbridge
Relevant material from 1589 to 0
The Diocesan Visitation of 1589 provides evidence of the celebration of a traditional local custom at Boroughbridge, the election of a \'summer lord\'. The injunction to the churchwardens of the parish suggests that the ecclesiastical authorities aimed to control, but not to suppress apparently, the festivities associated with the parish event.