Kemps Jegg
for a circle of three couples
Reconstructed by Dafydd Cyhoeddwr
Music:
(short version - 9 times through)
(full version - 27 times through)
Part 1
Figure 1, Part A
1&2: Man 1 lead the women on either side of himself (women 1 and 2) forward a double, fall back a double.
3&4: Do that again.
5: Man 1 honor woman 1.
6: Man 1 honor woman 2.
7&8: Man 1 turn woman 3 all the way around (end up in position between women 1 and 3, overall counterclockwise from before).
Figure 1, Part B
1&2: Man 1 leads these next two women (1 and 3) forward a double, fall back a double.
3&4: Do that again.
5: Man 1 honor woman 3.
6: Man 1 honor woman 1.
7&8: Man 1 turn woman 2 all the way around (ending up in position between women 3 and 2).
Figure 1, Part C
1&2: Man 1 leads these next two women (2 and 3) forward a double, fall back a double.
3&4: Do that again.
5: Man 1 honor woman 2.
6: Man 1 honor woman 3.
7&8: Man 1 turn woman 1 all the way around (ending up back in his original place).
Figure 1, Parts A-C
1-8X3: Man 2 do the same as man 1, moving counterclockwise around the circle each time.
Figure 1, Parts A-C
1-8X3: Man 3 do the same, moving counterclockwise around the circle each time.
Part 2
Figure 2, Part A
1-4: Man 1 lead women 1 and 2 forward a double, fall back a double, repeat.
5: Line turns halfway around to face out  -- or --
Man 1 takes both hands of woman 1 and turns halfway around, putting woman 1 next to woman 2  -- or --
Man 1 switches places with woman 2 by both hands
6: Line turns halfway around to face back in -- or --
Man 1 takes both hands of woman 2 and turns halfway around, putting woman 2 in woman 1's place -- or --
Man 1 switches places with woman 1 (walking back around woman 2 to get into place)
7&8: Man 1 turns woman 3 all the way around (everyone else adjusting as required, including men 2 and 3).
Figure 2, Part B
1-4: Man 1 leads the next two women forward a double, falls back a double, repeat.
5: Repeat the chosen motion with woman on right.
6: Repeat the chosen motion with woman on left.
7&8: Man 1 turns woman 2 all the way around (everyone else adjusting).
Figure 2, Part C
1-4: Man 1 leads the next two women forward a double, falls back a double, repeat.
5: Repeat the chosen motion with woman on right.
6: Repeat the chosen motion with woman on left.
7&8: Man 1 turns woman 1 all the way around (everyone else adjusting).
Figure 2, Parts A-C
1-8X3: Man 2 do the same as man 1, moving counterclockwise around the circle each time.
Figure 2, Parts A-C
1-8X3: Man 3 do the same, moving counterclockwise around the circle each time.
Part 3
Figure 3, Part A
1-4: Man 1 lead women 1 and 2 forward a double, holding their outside hands behind their backs, fall back a double, repeat.
5: Man 1 "unwind" woman 1 (pull her outside hand to turn her around to face him) and "kiss" her.
6: Man 1 "unwind" woman 2 (as before) and "kiss" her.
7&8: Man 1 turn woman 3 all the way around (everyone else adjusting as required).
Figure 3, Part B
1-4: Man 1 lead the next two woman forward a double holding outside hands, fall back a double, repeat.
5: Man 1 "unwind" woman on right and "kiss" her.
6: Man 1 "unwind" woman on left and "kiss" her.
7&8: Man 1 turn woman 2 all the way around (everyone else adjusting).
Figure 3, Part C
1-4: Man 1 lead the next two woman forward a double holding outside hands, fall back a double, repeat.
5: Man 1 "unwind" woman on right and "kiss" her.
6: Man 1 "unwind" woman on left and "kiss" her.
7&8: Man 1 turn woman 1 all the way around (everyone else adjusting).
Figure 3, Parts A-C
1-8X3: Man 2 do the same as man 1, moving counterclockwise around the circle each time.
Figure 3, Parts A-C
1-8X3: Man 3 do the same, moving counterclockwise around the circle each time.
Note: This dance can be shortened in multiple ways - the easiest is to have each figure be done by one of the men in turn.
Original:
One man lead in two We. forwards and back twice: Honnor to one, honnor to the other, then turn the third _.
Lead your owne with your left hand, and the woman you turnd, and as much _:
Then as much with the other two We. turning your owne _.:
The next man as much _.:.:  Then the third man as much _.::
First man lead the We. as before: turn half round, holding both hands, and his own as much to the other, turn the third Wo. _.
Do thus to all the rest following and doing the like.
First man take the We. as before by the Co. hands behinde, then lead them forwards and back, Pull one halfe about and kisse her,
as much with the other, turne the third.
Doe thus to all: The rest following and doing the like.