The Holly King. by Margaret Ellis - The Holly King reigns from the Summer Solstice to the Winter Solstice On the longest night of the year December
the Yule Holly King
°The Holly King by Shona McDonald
Holly King / Yule Father - Photography by Renee Keith
The willow lantern trail is all about the big battle of the Oak King and the Holly King, which determined the changing of the seasons.
Prior to the circa or so, Santa Claus was Father Christmas, or the Spirit of Christmas, and wore green, not red as a resplendent and powerful force of nature. You will see the real Old Father Christmas in any good version of Dicken's A Christmas Carol.
The Legend of the Holly King and the Oak King
Winter Solstice // Yule // Christmas - Yule Customs, Traditions and Folklore: The Holly King and the Oak King