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Daemon
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Tolling the Devil's Knell

To celebrate the birth of Christ and the death of the Devil, All Saints Minster Church in Dewsbury, Yorkshire, rings its bell the same number of times as the number of the year (for example, 2,014 times in 2014) on Christmas Eve. The tolling starts at 11:00 PM, stops during the church service from midnight to 12:45, and then resumes until the years have been tolled away. The custom has been going on for almost 700 years. The bell has been called "Black Tom of Soothill" since the 13th century, and Tolling Black Tom is supposed to keep the parish safe from the Devil for another 12 months. More...
walirlan
Posted: Wednesday, December 24, 2014 11:28:19 AM

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You can hear this knell HERE
striker
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great celebration
Fredric-frank Myers
Posted: Wednesday, December 24, 2014 4:44:47 PM

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Sounds a little more then stupid but then, as the man once said; "what ever floats your boat...."
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No one can sleep through Christmas;-}
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