The ceremonial practice of tracing and marking the boundary of a parish. The ceremony usually occurred during the Rogation Days (the three days preceding Ascension Day) and consisted of striking certain boundary markers with sticks.

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    beating of bounds
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    Beating Of Bounds
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    Beating of bounds


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