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Mothering Sunday & Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day   Traditionally known as Mothering Sunday, this day was a holiday for domestic servants who were allowed home to visit their mothers & the church where they had grown up. Although in the middle of the fasting period of Lent, they were allowed to bring with them a Simnel Cake – a fruit cake with a …

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