Women's Morris Federation


Women's Morris Federation
   see *Morris Federation.

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  • Morris Ring —    An association of *morris dance clubs, founded in 1934 by six of the clubs then in existence. The *English Folk Dance Society (EFDS), founded by Cecil *Sharp in 1911, had been concerned with the teaching of morris dancing since its inception,… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • morris dance —    The most widely known ceremonial *dance form in England, although the name includes a range of types and styles. The common features are that the dancers were almost invariably male, wore a special costume, and they danced for display on… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

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  • Violette Morris — (April 18, 1893 April 26, 1944), was a decorated French athlete who won many French national championships. However, her sporting achievements have been overshadowed by the fact that she worked with the Gestapo during the war. She was killed in a …   Wikipedia