There isn't a "name" for the candles. It's a Christmas tradition where the placing of a lighted candle in the window of a house on Christmas eve. It has a number of purposes but primarily it was a symbol of welcome to Mary and Joseph as they travelled looking for shelter. The candle also indicated a safe place for priests to perform mass as, during Penal Times this was not allowed. A further element of the tradition is that the candle should be lit by the youngest member of the household and only be extinguished by a girl bearing the name 'Mary'. Maybe that's where the "name" of the candle is in question......
Yes, and it was PAINFUL!
Bells are a Christian Symbol dating back to Medieval times when bells were the main source of communication to gather the town together. It is symbolic of Christ being the High Priest, as priests wore bells on their clothing. It is also symbolic of the angels spreading a joyous sound celebrating Christ's birth.
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In medieval times a special candle was lit every night of the twelve days of Christmas. The special candle was an Advent candle. Christmas lasted from Christmas Eve until the Epiphany on January 6th.
No, they set a log on fire instead.
People in the Medieval times had Christmas, but it was different from what it is today. It was a religious holiday, and was not commercialized.
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Most of the medieval festivals were based on Church holidays, such as Easter, Christmas, and so on.
Only nights would get riches, they would get land and the treasure in that land.
they did - Christmas was celebrated since the beginning of Christianity - but it was more religious than commercial and full of presents.
Craftspeople in the medieval times were important to their communities. They milled crops, built houses, they made metal works and blacksmith, shoemaking, weaving, candle making and made pottery and baskets. These all were trades mastered by the craftsmen. .