Sheer Thursday

1) The Thursday before Easter.

1505 William Wrangwysche, contrary to the act maid the xvj day of Marche, on shyre thuresday, went into the common crane and wold have occupied, York

1520 no man ... shall suffer ther children to go with clapers upon Shere Thursday and Good Friday, York

1550 For breade spente at the maundye upon sherethursdaie 2s, York.

spellings Shyre Thursday
places York
dates 1505 1520 1550

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