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Marching Watch

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A splendid pageant on Midsummer Eve, which Henry VIII. took Jane Seymour to Mercersʹ Hall to see. In 1547 Sir John Gresham, the Lord Mayor, restored the pageant, which had been discontinued on account of the sweating sickness.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Marcassin (The Prince)
Marcella
Marcellina
Marcellus (in Dibdin’s Bibliomania, a romance,)
March
March Dust
March Hare
Marches (boundaries)
Marchaundes Tale (in Chaucer)
Marching Watch
Marchington (Staffordshire)
Marchioness (The)
Marchpane
Marcionites
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Marcley Hill (Herefordshire)
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