The Travelling Procters
Scottish Country Dance InstructionTHE TRAVELLING PROCTERS (J8x40) 3C (4C set) New Forest SCD
1- 8 1s cross RH, cast 1 place and dance ½ Fig of 8 around 2s to face 1st corners
9-16 1s turn 1st corner RH, pass RSh and turn 2nd corner RH, retaining hold with corner give LH to 3rd corner
17-24 1s dance Double Triangles (up/down)
25-32 1s dance RH across (1L with 2s and 1M with 3s), 1s pass RSh for LH across with other couple and 1s end in 2nd place own side
33-40 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Dance InformationA (modern) proctor is an impartial supervisor for the writing of an exam.
Historically proctors, (sometimes known as procurators), served a similar function as solicitors in the ordinary courts of England up until around 1870 when the title of proctor was merged with that of solicitor.
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