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What’s your favourite Christmas tradition? Chestnuts on the fire? Presents under the tree? How about tying up your parents and ransoming them for your gifts? We've shared some crazy historic Christmas traditions on our blog today.

Click the heading above and share your own favourite Christmas custom - from any time in history - in the comments section for the chance to win a three month subscription to Findmypast for yourself or a friend. It's the perfect Christmas gift, and perhaps the beginning of a new family tradition!

What strange Christmas customs have you discovered in your research? Let us know in the comments section below to enter our competition.