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Jedburgh, Mercat Cross, UK. 22nd Feb, 2018. Jed Hand Ba' The annual game of hand ball takes place every year the Thursday after Fastern's E'en. The tradition derives from 1548 when a party of Scots recaptured Ferniehirst Castle, a mile south of Jedburgh and used an Englishman's head in a celebratory game after the battle. the Schule Ba, the first to be thrown up at 12 noon, for the boys games ( Credit: Rob Gray/Alamy Live News

Jedburgh, Mercat Cross, UK. 22nd Feb, 2018. Jed Hand Ba' The annual game of hand ball takes place every year the Thursday after Fastern's E'en. The tradition derives from 1548 when a party of Scots recaptured Ferniehirst Castle, a mile south of Jedburgh and used an Englishman's head in a celebratory game after the battle. the Schule Ba, the first to be thrown up at 12 noon, for the boys games ( Credit: Rob Gray/Alamy Live News Stock Photo
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Rob Gray / Alamy Stock Photo

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M5DGNG

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68.7 MB (1.7 MB Compressed download)

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6000 x 4000 px | 50.8 x 33.9 cm | 20 x 13.3 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

February 22, 2018

Location:

Wishing Well, Jedburgh TD8, UK

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