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Lady Day, quarter days and fiscal years

A Will made in 1808 by one John Bradley of Newhouse, Huddersfield, stipulated payments to his wife Jane (nee Burnley) ‘on the four most usual feasts or days of payment in the year, that is to say the feasts of the nativity of Saint John the Baptist, Saint Michael the Archangel, the birth of our … Continue reading »

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