"On the way to the woods or during a procession merrymakers encounter Jack-In-The-Green, a leaf-clad figure who may dance, recite poetry, or beg for money.
He is the mystical Green Man who may have been the embodiment of an ancient tree spirit.

To create Jack-In-The-Green, encase 'Jack' in a chicken wire frame hung from straps or cords over his shoulders. Cover the frame solidly with leaves so the person inside is completely disguised."