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Northumberland folk tales

Author: Malcolm Green
Publisher: Stroud : The History Press, 2014.
Series: Pilgrims folk tales.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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<Div>These lively and entertaining folk tales are vividly retold by local storyteller Malcolm Green. Their origins lost in the oral tradition, these thirty stories from Northumberland reflect the wisdom (and eccentricities) of the county and its people. Discover the places in the Northumberland landscape where dragons walked, horses flew and fairy folk guarded the creatures of the moors. Read about how the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Green
ISBN: 9780750958035 0750958030
OCLC Number: 894271420
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Fairyfolk of the Fells; 2 Fairyfolk of the Lowlands and Homelands; 3 Fairyfolk and the Magic Ointment; 4 Trickster Fairyfolk; 5 Worms, Knights and Sleeping Kings; 6 Between Worlds; 7 Wise Women, Witches and Wizards; 8 Ghosts and Unquiet Souls; 9 The Unseen and the Sly; 10 Kings, Christ and Singing Crows; 11 Cuthbert, Christ and Cuddy Ducks; 12 Cuthbert's Wandering Corpse; 13 Three Original Tales; Glossary; Bibliography; Copyright.
Series Title: Pilgrims folk tales.
Responsibility: Malcolm Green.
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<Div>These lively and entertaining folk tales are vividly retold by local storyteller Malcolm Green. Their origins lost in the oral tradition, these thirty stories from Northumberland reflect the wisdom (and eccentricities) of the county and its people. Discover the places in the Northumberland landscape where dragons walked, horses flew and fairy folk guarded the creatures of the moors. Read about how the Deurgar lures the lost traveller and goads him to an unfortunate fate, and the werms that reside in the wells of unsuspecting villagers!</div>

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