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Posted By: Gareth
03-Sep-01 - 03:00 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Go Tell Aunt Rhody
Subject: RE: Origins of: History of Go Tell Aunt Rhody
Snuffey - Yes, at least thats how I was always taught. The best feathers for the arrow were cut from the goose hence the Spaniards ?? Poitiers ?? The "free Companies" of mercenaries eat of the feather. and the Archers, mainley Welsh mercaniries aet of the goose to celebrate victory.

But as I said, its just a thought.