Tuesday after 12th Night - Salisbury Cattle and Wool fair

Cow, illustrating Cattle and Wool Fair, SalisburyIn 1770, the Tuesday after 6th January was the date of the Cattle and Wool fair[1]

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By Pikaluk (Flickr: One Gorgeous Cow) [CC-BY-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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[1] I’m afraid I’ve lost the reference for this being specifically a ‘Cattle and Wool Fair’. The Victoria County History mentions it as being for cloth - see ‘Salisbury: Markets and fairs’, A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 6 (1962), pp. 138-141. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=41801 Date accessed: 04 January 2014.