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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.
A traditional English carol, it’s thought that the words evolved from wandering minstrels in medieval times but there’s also a school of belief that the origins of 'I Saw Three Ships' came from the story of the skulls of the three wise men being taken by sea to Cologne Cathedral in Germany.
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