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Berkshire Folk Tales.

Author: David England; Tina Bilbe
Publisher: Stroud : The History Press, 2013.
Series: Pilgrims folk tales.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These lively and entertaining folk tales from one of Britain's most ancient counties are vividly retold by local storytellers David England and Tina Bilbe. Their origins lost in the oral tradition, these thirty stories from across Berkshire reflect the wisdom (and eccentricities) of the county and its people. Berkshire has a rich and diverse collection of tales, from stories of battles and heroic deeds to tragic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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England, David.
Berkshire Folk Tales.
Stroud : The History Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David England; Tina Bilbe
ISBN: 9780752492889 0752492888
OCLC Number: 854969949
Description: 1 online resource (269 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Preface; 1 Reading; 2 Sonning; 3 Wargrave; 4 Maidenhead; 5 Hawthorn Hill; 6 Windsor; 7 Windsor Great Park; 8 Bracknell; 9 Brimpton; 10 Newbury; 11 Speen; 12 Donnington Castle; 13 Boxford; 14 Kintbury; 15 Hungerford; 16 Lambourn; 17 Wantage; 18 Dragon Hill; 19 Uffington; 20 Wayland's Smithy; 21 Faringdon; 22 East Hagbourne; 23 Blewbury; 24 Aldworth; 25 Pangbourne; 26 Sulham Woods; 27 Return to Reading; Glossary; Bibliography; Endnotes; Copyright.
Series Title: Pilgrims folk tales.

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This collection, inspired by the folklore of the Royal County, contains a plethora of tales robustly retold for a contemporary audience. From a cruel ordeal by fire and historical trials by combat,  Read more...

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