Lichfield Bower

Lichfield Bower

A Dictionary of English folklore. . 2014.

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  • Lichfield Court of Array — Sherriff s Ride, and Greenhill Bower    Lichfield, Staffordshire, preserves several unique customs which are now linked. The Court of Array is a genuine survival of a previous serious and practical event: by the Assize of Arms, an Act passed in… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

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  • Court of Arraye — A Court of Arraye (or View of Men at Arms) was a method of ascertaining numbers of men capable of fighting in towns and cities before England had a standing army. A statute of Henry II of England (1134 1159) ordered that all men capable of… …   Wikipedia

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