Birthday Parties in Early Modern England
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.1552 Friday, 20 August 2004
From: David Nicol <
Date: Thursday, 19 Aug 2004 16:03:59 +0000
Subject: Birthday Parties in Early Modern England
Someone just asked me a question that I couldn't answer, but it
intrigued me and I wondered if others might be able to.
Did the Elizabethans celebrate their birthdays? And if so, would they
receive presents, or have a party? Or is that tradition a far more
Any theories would be gratefully received.
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