Fools, Feast of

Fools, Feast of, a festival of wild mirth in the Middle Ages, held on 1st January, in which the Ass of Scripture celebrity played a chief part, and in which many of the rites and ceremonies of the Church were travestied.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Foochow * Foot-Pound
Foix, Gaston de
Foix, Gaston III. de
Foley, John Henry
Fonblanque, Albany William
Fontanes, Louis, Marquis de
Fontenelle, Bernard le Bovier de
Fools, Feast of
Foote, Samuel
Forbes, Archibald
Forbes, Duncan
Forbes, Edward
Forbes, James David
Forbes, Sir John
Forbes, Sir William
Ford, John
Fordun, John of