Auction Date: 27/02/2018 at 10:30 am
Gunpowder Plot - Guy Fawkes. 5th November. The Original Act Of Parliament - being “An Act of Parliament was passed on January 21st 1606 (3 James I, cap 1), to appoint 5th November in each year as a day of thanksgiving for ‘the joyful day of deliverance.” 44 pages in later fine light brown leather board covers size 5½” × 7¼”. This was by bell ringing, bonfires, church services etc. This was a Holy Day as in Easter or Christmas and was observed in many Churches fairly religiously until the mid-1730s, before being abolished in 1859”. But still celebrated by Bonfires and Fireworks. Very Scarce.