Did you know that it is illegal to eat mince pies on Christmas Day in UK? Yeah, its a true facts about this illegal matter. Actually Some of the laws did exist but have since been overturned. The Christmas was plagued with superstitions of the Roman Catholic Church which he despised and he also thought the tradition probably had Pagan routes. Historian Mark Connelly from the University of Kent says “Cromwell held that if you’re caught eating a mince pie on Christmas Day you’re definitely trying to celebrate this banned festival.”