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Green men & white swans

Author: Jacqueline Simpson
Publisher: Long Preston : Magna, 2011.
Series: Magna large print.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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From the KING & TINKER, named after a traditional tale in which a disguised monarch surprises a local craftsman, to the EAGLE & CHILD, commemorating 'the Lathom legend', many British pub names and signs are steeped in local traditions and ancient beliefs. In GREEN MEN & WHITE SWANS, Jacqueline Simpson, one of the UK's leading folklorists, explores the fascinating stories behind the names, showing where they  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline Simpson
ISBN: 0750534583 9780750534581
OCLC Number: 757405335
Target Audience: Adult.
Description: 451 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Magna large print.
Responsibility: Jacqueline Simpson.

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From the KING & TINKER, named after a traditional tale in which a disguised monarch surprises a local craftsman, to the EAGLE & CHILD, commemorating 'the Lathom legend', many British pub names and signs are steeped in local traditions and ancient beliefs. In GREEN MEN & WHITE SWANS, Jacqueline Simpson, one of the UK's leading folklorists, explores the fascinating stories behind the names, showing where they originated and tracing how they evolved over the years.

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