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Feast of Fools — A custom of the 10c and later following the Feast of the Nativity. On the *triduum, or three days, following the Nativity, minor clergy and others were permitted to undertake divine service, with the exception of the mass. On St Stephen s Day (26 … Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases