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Query: The Trental

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 22.0099  Wednesday, 1 June 2011

From:         Steve Sohmer < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >
Date:          June 1, 2011 7:48:02 AM EDT
Subject:     Query: The Trental

Dear Friends,

Can anyone point me to a source (or two) for information about Elizabethan post-mortem rites and customs, e.g., the trental, the month's mind, the year's mind, etc.?

Has anyone done a scholarly in-depth study of these practices?

Many thanks,
Steve Sohmer

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