Soulmas Day


Soulmas Day
   see All Souls' Day

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  • All Souls' Day — (2 November)    Also called Soulmas Day, Saumas, etc. This feast was devised by Abbot Odilo of Cluny (d. 1049), to pray for all the dead who have existed from the beginning of the world to the end of time . He set it in February, but it was soon… …   A Dictionary of English folklore