Figure 1.--The custom of Boy Bishops was a cherished tradition at the English St. Mary of the Angels Song School in the mid-20th century. The boys here are his attendants, two of whom wear smocks which was the school uniform.
We note a popular tradition at the school during the Christmas reason was the selection and ceremonies associated with a Boy Bishop. The Boy Bishop tradition had been a very common tradition throughout Midieval Europe, including England. The Church and Government authorities attempted to suppress the custom. We note, however, that is was a popular tradition at the St. Mary of the Angles Sog School. We are not sure to what extent it was practiced at other English schools. The boys here wear smocks which was the school uniform. he Boy Bishop here is shown with his boy attendants including a chaplin.
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