SCA Dance Cheat Sheets
Source: Playford (1651), TPB.
Setting: A longways set of 3 couples.
1- 4Double forward (up the hall), double back,
5- 8set and turn single.
17-20Take hands in lines, double forward (towards the other line)
21-24bottom two men and bottom two women raise their joined hands
to form an arch, while the first man and first woman go
down the set in the center, go out through the arch on their
own side, and meet at the bottom.
25-40Repeat 17-24 twice, until all are in their original places.
Leade up all a D. forwards and back. set and turne S. ?u?.? That agine ?u?:? The men take all hands, and the women hands meet all a D. back again; the first on each side goe under the others arches on their owne side, and meet below ?u?.? Hands againe, and the next CU. as much ?u?:? Hands againe, and the next CU. as much ?u?.:? Sides all, set and turne single ?u?.? Thay againe ?u?:? As before?u?.:? Armes all, set and turne single ?u?.? Thay againe ?u?:? As before?u?.:?
Musicians should note that the B part repeats 3 times.