Us Lancashire folk took to sabots rather than having bare feet or shoes like Indian moccasins, as we'd been used to before, because they kept us dry shod in ...
Author: David England
Publisher: The History Press
These lively and entertaining folk tales from one of Britain’s most diverse counties are vividly retold by writer, storyteller and poe t Jennie Bailey and storyteller, writer,psychotherapist and shamanic guide David England. Take a fantasy journey around Lancashire, the Phantom Voice at Southport, the Leprechauns of Liverpool and the famous hanging of Pendle Witches at Lancaster,to the infamous Miss Whiplash at Clitheroe. Enjoy a rich feast of local tales, a vibrant and unique mythology,where pesky boggarts, devouring dragons, villainous knights,venomous beasts and even the Devil himself stalk the land. Beautifully illustrated by local artists Jo Lowes and Adelina Pintea, these tales bring to life the landscape of the county’s narrow valleys, medieval forests and treacherous sands.
Author: Thomas Turner WilkinsonPublish On: 2019-12-10
In Lancashire the Bible and a key are resorted to, both for deciding doubts ... A very large portion of the Lancashire Folk-lore is identical in many ...
Author: Thomas Turner Wilkinson
Publisher: Good Press
"Lancashire Folk-lore" by Thomas Turner Wilkinson, John Harland. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.
The other, conversant from his earliest remembrances with the FolkLore of East Yorkshire, and with that of Lancashire for the last thirtyfive years, ...
Author: T. T. Wilkinson
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
Category: Social Science
This vintage book contains a comprehensive encyclopedia of the folk-lore of Lancashire. The north of England has enjoyed a particularly rich history of folk-lore, having been influenced by the cultures of the Celts, Angles, Teutonic people, Scandinavians, the Normans, and more. This volume is highly recommended for those with an interest in English Folklore, and it would make for a fantastic addition to collections of related literature. Contents include: “Superstitious Beliefs and Practices”, “Charms and Spells”, “The Devil, Demons, &c”, “Divination”, “Miscellaneous”, “Miracles”, “Omens and Predictions”, “Superstitions, General and Miscellaneous”, “Witches and Witchcraft”, “Local Customs and Usages at Various Seasons”, “Eating and Drinking Customs”, et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction. This book was first published in 1867.
A collection of 47 old folk and fairy tales set in, or collected from, Lancashire. It includes stories of various 'Feorin', or fairy folk, as well as fantastical and magical adventures by Lancashire people.
Author: Andrew Walsh
Category: Social Science
A collection of 47 old folk and fairy tales set in, or collected from, Lancashire. It includes stories of various 'Feorin', or fairy folk, as well as fantastical and magical adventures by Lancashire people. Stories include Mossycoat, The boggart in top attic, Lousy Jack and his eleven brothers, Silken Janet, and many more.
Legends connected to ancient monuments, holy wells, and the locations of Green Man carvings are also included. Sometimes these tales echo history and sometimes they come from a deeper folklore.
Author: Melanie Warren
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
Journey through Lancashire, England, to visit 155 places where strange history meets creepy modern times. Arranged alphabetically by town and place, the stories tell of ghosts, witches, fairies, dragons, and altercations with the Devil (who is not as clever as he thinks!). Legends connected to ancient monuments, holy wells, and the locations of Green Man carvings are also included. Sometimes these tales echo history and sometimes they come from a deeper folklore. Sometimes ghost stories are discredited, sometimes they are not. A useful guidebook for tourists and travelers, this book is also an invaluable compendium for serious researchers. Stories are indexed by type and a separate index lists postcodes and Ordinance Survey map references for those who wish to visit the locations for themselves.