Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Quarter-days in England and Ireland:—

 Quarter.Quarter Waggoner. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Quarter-days in England and Ireland:—
(1) New Style: Lady Day (March 25th), Midsummer Day (June 24th), Michaelmas Day (September 29th), and Christmas Day (December 25th).   1
   (2) Old Style: Old Lady Day (April 6th), Old Midsummer Day (July 6th), Old Michaelmas Day (October 11th), and Old Christmas Day (January 6th).   2
   Quarter-days in Scotland:—   3
   Candlemas Day (February 2nd), Whit-Sunday (May 15th), Lammas Day (August 1st), and Martinmas Day (Nov. 11).   4

 Quarter.Quarter Waggoner. 

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