Once a long time ago some people were angry about how the king treated them so they captured and killed the king and his men we remember this with a rime Remember remember the fifth of November gunpowder treason and plot.We see no reason why gunpowder treason should be forgot!
Anyone knows its May Day when they see Morris dancers!People know they are Morris dancers because they have flower hats and colorful silk clothing.Moriss dancers wear and dance because they believe it scares the winter spirits away.
Robin Hood Day
If you have heard of Robin Hood well you will know all about this festival to choose the may King and Queen they have archery competitions. The May king is dressed as Robin Hood and the May Queen dressed as Maid Marian.Other people will be dressed as Robin Hood's team people.And in some places May Day is known as Robin hood Day.
Easter is one of the most important holidays in the Christian calendar.Easter is to celebrate new life. Eggs and rabbits are Anglo-Saxon symbols of life,birth,and fertility.England celebrates Easter because everything comes back to life.
When England was celebrating Easter a German army charged for battle. So the England people had to run home to home to gather an army too.
English settlers came to America in 1620 on the Mayflower.My ancestor William Slate was on the Mayflower.