[r-t] Triples and below (was 'Rules', and before that 'A date to pencil into your calendar')

John Harrison john at jaharrison.me.uk
Sat Sep 19 09:57:43 UTC 2015

In article <55F577AC.5040408 at snowtiger.net>,
   Mark Davies <mark at snowtiger.net> wrote:

> As far as I understand it, in the 17th Century the term 'peal' was used
> to describe what we'd now call an extent. 

My understanding is that they described an extent as a 'true, complete
peal' and that a 'peal' was any systematic piece of ringing, ie what we
would describe as a touch.

John Harrison
Website http://jaharrison.me.uk

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