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Re: Holidays

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Posted by John Nichols on July 30, 2019 at 08:13:08 user Mcneacail.

In Reply to: Re: Holidays posted by Adam Quinan on July 29, 2019 at 13:54:01:

In 325 CE, the Council of Nicaea established that Easter would be held on the first Sunday after the first Full Moon occurring on or after the vernal equinox. (*) From that point forward, the Easter date depended on the ecclesiastical approximation of March 21 for the vernal equinox.

It is nice to know we follow millennia old traditions -- even the British Parliament can not fix that

Another example of a proposed reform occurred in the United Kingdom, where the Easter Act 1928 was established to allow the Easter date to be fixed as the first Sunday after the second Saturday in April. However, this law was not implemented, although it remains on the UK Statute Law Database.


AR stays away from almost everything grownup - church - I do not believe there is a reference to religion in the books, yet I would be surprised if GA is not a devout C of E and went to church on Sundays -- it was just the age and her class. He pokes gentle fun at the Police except for the Big Four

Albert Hawkins,[1]
Arthur Neil,[2]
Francis Carlin,[3] and
Frederick Wensley.[4]

And aside from French Verbs and Roger being tipped for "pranks" pretty well stays away from school.

he was very focussed.


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