Benito and I discuss the traditions surrounding the Mari Lwyd, getting into similarities with other European wassailing and hobby horse traditions.
A recording of the Mari Lwyd rhyme in action by the BBC.
- Benito’s Christmas history videos
- Benito’s writing at Gumroad
- Apocrypals podcast
- Friends ‘Till the End podcast
- Progressively Horrified
- “Here Comes the Mari Lwyd” by The Eugenes
- “Mari Lwyd” by Colorama
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Author: Craig Kringle
Title: Mari Lwyd with Benito Cereno