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The lore of the land : a guide to England's legends, from spring-heeled Jack to the Witches of Warboys

Author: Jennifer Westwood; Jacqueline Simpson
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stop off at any English village or town or wander through the countryside and you will almost certainly brush up against some deep-rooted local myth or legend. This text looks at some of these stories, county by county, explaining when they date from, how they arose and what basis, if any, they have in fact.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Westwood, Jennifer, 1940-2008.
Lore of the land.
London : Penguin, 2005
(OCoLC)892051497
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Westwood; Jacqueline Simpson
ISBN: 9780141007113 0141007117
OCLC Number: 61302120
Description: 917 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Jennifer Westwood and Jacqueline Simpson.

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Stop off at any English village or town or wander through the countryside and you will almost certainly brush up against some deep-rooted local myth or legend. This text looks at some of these stories, county by county, explaining when they date from, how they arose and what basis, if any, they have in fact.

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