Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Fact of the Day: Puritans Hated Christmas

Puritans in America and England had once forbade Christmas on a wide-scale. Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell did so (a very unpopular move in England) considering the event as wasteful and pagan. Even attending mass was taboo. 

11 comments:

  1. Where the heck u get these random facts lol.

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  2. Long live Oliver Cromwell, oh, he's dead.

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  3. honestly i dont know them or him

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  4. And look what happened to him! He was posthumously executed (well maybe, there is some question as to whether it was actually his body).

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  5. Każdy powinien Świętować jak mu odpowiada. Beż nakazów i zakazów. Tak niestety nie było. Pozdrawiam.
    Everyone should Celebrating how he responds. Beige and don'ts. Yes, unfortunately it was not. Yours.

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  6. Hi!
    Well, I dont know him at all =P

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  7. and didn't they hate halloween? i'm glad i'm not a puritan.

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  8. Didn't knwo this! But it makes sense, they wanted things Pure

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