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Did you know about the gender politics of 'The Holly and the Ivy' - or the mouse who gave us 'Silent Night'? Anne Marie-Minhall takes a look at some of the amazing stories behind our best-loved Christmas carols.
'God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen' was published as early as 1760. It’s thought it was meant for the ears of those cheery chaps who were rather overdoing the eating and drinking during the festive season and to remind them of the true meaning of Christmas.
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