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The sport of Roley Poley

18th Century Digressions, Entertainment & Culture, Military & Naval 4 Comments »

Last night I tweeted an appeal on Twitter for more information about Roley Poley. So far no one has responded so I thought I would post the full reference here and leave it open for suggestions. What do you think it means? (Or if you actually know enlighten me)

Roley Poley newspaper clipping

 

From Morning Post, 2nd April 1793

MJ Holman @mishjholman

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