It's hard to imagine now, but at the beginning of the 19th century Christmas was hardly celebrated. Many businesses did not even consider it a holiday. However
Christmas Trees were first popularised the UK by Prince Albert, the husband of Queen Victoria. Prince Albert was German, and thought that it would be good to .
Christmas - British Culture British Customs and Traditions in December, Christmas. in the church calendar Advent is the official start of the run up to Christmas.. . During the period 1558 to 1829 Catholics in England were prohibited from any .
No Christmas cards were sent and most people did not have holidays from work.. The Gifts â€“At the start of Victoria's reign, children's toys tended to be .
â€œWassailâ€ in Anglo-Saxon means â€œBe Wellâ€ and was traditionally a greeting made at the start of the New Year. The act of Wassailingâ€”going door-to-door with a .