Quintessentially English?

21st April 2000 at 01:00
(Photograph) - Quintessentially English? Morris dancers on the village green in Grassington, Yorkshire. Similar rites of spring occur in Europe, India, North and SouthAmerica featuring animal characters or the black-faced Morisco (Moor) which is thought to be the origin of the dance's name. Photograph by RICHARD PASSMORE.

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