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grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous old sinner”?
29) Who banned Christmas Carols in the 17th century, thinking that Christmas should be a very solemn day and so the only celebration was by a sermon and a prayer service?
30) Who in America tried to make Thanksgiving Day the most important annual festival instead of Christmas?
31) In which year was the first Christmas card printed in England ... 1863, 1883 or 1843?
34) Which American President, whose first name was Franklin, decorated the first White House Christmas tree?
35) What do red berries represent at Christmas?
36) In which country did the original custom of children placing wooden shoes next to the hearth the night before the arrival of St. Nicholas before they became the now familiar Christmas stocking?
37) In which country did baubles, the ornamental balls on a Christmas tree, originate?
38) Why was Christmas Day particularly special to Humphrey Bogart, Sir Isaac Newton and Princess Alexandra?
39) In Scots dialect what is a yule-hole?
40) With the recent addition of Rudolph, how many reindeer does Santa have ... 8, 9 or 10?
West Suffolk
linked questions
1) Born in Bury St Edmunds this actor didn’t have the best of Good Fridays and shared screentime with an animated rabbit. Who is he?
2) It’s known for its 15th century packhorse bridge spanning the River Kennet. Which village?
3) Who are the MPs for South Suffolk, Bury St Edmunds and West Suffolk?
4) Which village high street is claimed to be the longest in England? Clue - it’s in West Suffolk.
5) When was the last Mildenhall Air Show?
6) Three of the greatest writers on golf - Bernard Darwin, Henry Longhurst and Herbert Warren Wind - have been associated with this West Suffolk golf club. Can you name it?
   Statue A
7) Name the famous figures shown above
8) Where was Bury's second railway station?
Statue B
Statue C
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32) Who introduced Christmas Carols to formal church services?
33) Which foreign city gives the city of Westminster a Christmas tree every year to adorn Trafalgar Square?
9) Who wrote a trilogy of Baildon based on Bury St Edmunds?
10) Where was Bury’s jail before the one in Sicklesmere Road opened in 1805?
All answers on page 78
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