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(ENGLAND) Puritan Family Christmas Report: A sixteenth-century Puritan family has been no stranger episode in the long history of the English Christmas than the attempt to suppress both the religious and the secular celebrations during the period between 1644 and 1659 #AceHistoryDesk report

#AceHistoryReport – Dec.22: The Puritans objected to the Popish associations of Christmas and to the excesses such as play-acting, gambling and dancing with which as the great national holiday it was associated more than any other season. But neither of the chief Puritan critics of Christmas before 1640 went so far as to advocate abolition. […]

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(MAINE, USA.) #OnThisDay November 07: 1837: Parish Lovejoy was killed by a pro-slavery mob while defending the site of his anti-slavery newspaper St Louis Observer #AceHistoryDesk report

#AceHistoryReport- Nov.10: Lovejoy, who was born on November 9, 1802, in Albion, Maine, decided to seek his fortune in the Midwest after graduating from college. Short on funds, he walked to St. Louis, Missouri, where, over time, he became editor and part-owner of The St. Louis Times. …. #AceHistoryDesk says #OTD November.07: 1837: Newspaper the […]