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Derbyshire folk tales

Author: Pete Castle
Publisher: Stroud : The History Press, 2011.
Series: Pilgrims folk tales.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Passed down from generation to generation, many of Derbyshire's most popular folk tales are gathered together here for the first time. Ranging from stories specific to the region, such as 'The Derby Ram', to others which are local versions of well-known classics, like 'Beauty and the Beast', all of the tales in this collection are rooted in Derbyshire's past. Written to recreate the oral traditions that made these  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Castle, Pete.
Derbyshire Folk Tales.
Stroud : The History Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pete Castle
ISBN: 9780752470313 0752470310
OCLC Number: 779140955
Description: 1 online resource (204 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: The Derby Ram; One: Tales of Love and Lovers; Like Meat Loves Salt; The Golden Ball or Hangman; Mr Fox or Overheard Up a Tree; Dorothy Vernon & John Manners --
A Derbyshire Romeo & Juliet; Murder in Winnat's Pass; Lover's Leaps and Other Smaller Steps; Spinners and Weavers; The Blink-Eyed Cobbler; Two: Fairy Tales; Kitty Green; The Lady Who Lived in a Glass House; The Small-Tooth Dog; The Green Lady of One Tree Hill; Little Blue Eyes, Turkey and the Music Box; The Little Red Hairy Man; Three: Tales of the Supernatural. The Story of the Devil's ArseThe Derbyshire Werewolf; The Bakewell Witches; Strange Goings-on Around Chesterfield; Crooker; The Ashbourne Minister; Four: Tales of Heroes; King Arthur and Sir Terrible; Sir Gawain and the Green Knight; Robin Hood and Little John; Robin Hood's Picking Rods; Eyam, the Plague Village; The Lady with the Lamp --
The Story of Florence Nightingale; The Runaway Train --
The Story of John Axon; Five: Tales of Rogues and Vagabonds; The Butcher Gets a Toasting; The Drunken Butcher of Tideswell; The Bakewell Elephant; The Man Who Stole the Parson's Sheep. The Devil in the Church PorchThe Sheep Thief; Bibliography.
Series Title: Pilgrims folk tales.
Responsibility: Pete Castle.

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Passed down from generation to generation , many of Derbyshire's most popular folk tales are gathered together here for the first time. Pete Castle has lived in Derbyshire for over twenty years, and  Read more...

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