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The History, Culture and Traditions of Good Friday

To celebrate Good Friday, or God’s Friday, here are three newspaper stories – and an advert – that report on the history, culture and traditions of the day…remember to get those seed potatoes planted today!

Exeter and Plymouth Gazette – Friday 19 April 1895

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000510/18950419/039/0010

Tamworth Herald – Saturday 24 March 1934

Image © Northcliffe Media Limited. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000484/19340324/123/0008

Edinburgh Evening News – Friday 19 April 1878

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000452/18780419/066/0004

Gloucestershire Echo – Monday 25 March 1940

Image © Northcliffe Media Limited. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000320/19400325/039/0003

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