Dearest readers, are your shoe buckles tightened? I have shown you several dances of stateliness and grace in preparation for the George Washington Ball, but the dances of old England and the new Colonies were not always so elegant. Let us look to the lower classes now and dial our timepieces back about 150 years to the late Renaissance, where the ladies and gentlemen let their dancing hearts run wild and loved every moment of it.
Here are the Newcastle English Country Dancers:
What? An encore?