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Triple Minor : With Triple Progression

A1  1-8   1st man casts down below 2nd man, sets to 3rd lady, 
          then he turns her two hands.
A2  1-8   1st lady casts down below 2nd lady, sets to 3rd man, 
          then she turns him two hands.
B1  1-8   Hands six, slipped circle left and right.
B2  1-8   1st couple gates down through 3rd couple.
          1st couple gates up through 2nd couple.
C1  1-8   1st and 3rd couples right hand star.
          1st and 2nd couples left hand star.
C2  1-4   1st and 3rd couple hey three changes starting with partner.
    5-8   1st couple cast below next
          2nd couple below who move up.

From John Garden:

Wakefield Hunt

Thompson’s Compleat, vol IV 1780 Triple minor.

A1    With 4 counts The 1st Gent: cast off into 2M’s place as he moves up, 
      with 4 counts set to 3W & with 8 counts 2h turn the 3r Lady
A1    With 4 counts 1st Lady cast off into 2W’s place as he moves up, 
      with 4 counts set to 3M & with 8 counts 2h turn the 3d. Gent.
B1    With 8 counts hands 6 round to left and, with another 8 counts, 
      then circle back right
B2    1s Lead thro’ the 3s at bottom & cast up into middle, 
      then lead thro’ the 2s at top & cast off back into middle.
C1    With 8 counts r.hs hands 4 across at bottom quite round 
      then with 8 counts star back on l.h.
C2    With 16 counts right & left at top starting r.h. to partner across set, 
      taking 4 counts for each side of square till home.
C1&2  not as in modern ECD version where you circle below
      then above and r & l below.

NB Best with multiples of 3 Co's in sets.

ins_wakefield_hunt.txt · Last modified: 2019/09/16 02:07 by mar4uscha