Longsword Sword Dance team. Kirkby Malzeard. Yorkshire UK. Performed on Boxing Day December 26th 2008. Traditional ritual beheading of young female virgin at the end of the performance.
RITUAL BEHEADING KIRKBY MALZEARD YORKSHIRE LONGSWORD SWORD DANCE RITUAL BEHEADING CHRISTMAS BOXING DAY TRADITIONAL PERFORMANCE ENGLAND.
Longsword Sword Dance team. Kirkby Malzeard. Yorkshire UK. Performed on Boxing Day December 26th 2008. Traditional ritual beheading of young female virgin at the end of the performance.

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Source: HOMER SYKES
Date: 26 Dec 2008
Location: Kirkby Malzeard. Yorkshire UK
Credit: HOMER SYKES
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