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The Earl And Countess Of Wessex

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THE EARL AND COUNTESS OF WESSEX (R8x40) 3C (4C set) and Hugh Ferguson 40th Anniv Book of SCDs

1- 8 1s petronella turn and set; petronella turn and set to end on opposite sides
9-16 1s cross RH, cast 1 place (2s step up) and turn LH to face 1st corners
17-24 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, touch RH in passing to dance ½ diagonal reel with 2nd corners and turn RH to face up nearer hands joined
25-32 1s dance up to top and cast to 2nd place while 2s+3s dance ½ R&L (RH on sides to start), 1s dance RH across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s)
33-40 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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