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folklore of Wiltshire

Ralph Whitlock

folklore of Wiltshire

by Ralph Whitlock

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Published by Batsford in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wiltshire (England),
  • England,
  • Wiltshire.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- England -- Wiltshire.,
    • Wiltshire (England) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Ralph Whitlock ; drawings by Gay John Galsworthy.
      SeriesThe Folklore of the British Isles
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR142.W54 W45 1976b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination205 p. :
      Number of Pages205
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4933027M
      ISBN 100713430869
      LC Control Number76359880

      This second volume of the Witchcraft in the British Isles series examines the Craft sorcery and folklore of Devon, Cornwall, Somerset, Wiltshire and Dorset. Rich in folklore and folk traditions, the West Country has always had an aura of mystery and magic, and this is reflected in its past and the various races and their spiritual beliefs who 38 pins. Kathleen Wiltshire, long-term resident of All Cannings, lists almost 60 in her book ‘Wiltshire Folklore’, available at WSHC, and I have listed just a few for you here. Betony was the one herb not to be without.

      Journalists Fanny Charles and Gay Pirrie-Weir will be giving a talk on their new book, Deepest Wiltshire, a portrait of the county which looks at many aspects, including archaeology, history, landscape, wildlife, food and farming, the railways, the canals, the military, the church, folklore, colourful characters and the vibrant and varied arts scene. A nisse (Danish: Norwegian: [ˈnɪ̂sːɛ]), tomte (Swedish: [ˈtɔ̂mːtɛ]), tomtenisse, or tonttu (Finnish:) is a mythological creature from Nordic folklore today typically associated with the winter solstice and the Christmas season. It is generally described as being short, having a long white beard, and wearing a conical or knit cap in red or some other bright colour.

      To order Deepest Wiltshire, please telephone or send an email to [email protected] null , with your your name and address. You can pay by card over the phone, or transfer funds by BACS. We will post your copy/copies, priced at £25 each – or five books for £ The postage and packing costs are. Wiltshire is a county that is rich in the monuments of prehistoric man; it also boasts one of the highest concentrations of historic houses and gardens in the country, which makes it a great place for the tourist. It’s also a perfect choice for walkers, cyclists and lovers of nature.5/5.


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Bob Trubshaw will be familiar to many readers as the Heart of Albion publisher and writer of innumerable books on folklore and mythology. Having a long interest in holy wells and sacred springs, his book Holy wells of Leicestershire and Rutland back in was one of the new wave of books on the subject coming on the tide from Sacred Waters and the Source Journal.

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The Folklore of Wiltshire by Whitlock, This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has soft covers. In good all round condition. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBN SIGNATURE REQUIRED.

ref. The Folklore of Wiltshire makes no mention of wells whatsoever (Whitlock ). Well-hunters might be forgiven for passing hastily through Wiltshire in search of more fertile ground further west.

And yet, in the four years or so that I have been researching Wiltshire wells, I have found a huge number – over so far – of ancient and named. The Folklore of Devon is organised into chapters and sections that are each devoted to a specific area of legend and myth.

The Devil seems to have a special place in Devon folklore, and many of the stories collected in this book involve someone who either makes or tries to get out of a deal with Old Scratch/5. Book Description Robert Hale Ltd, Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has soft covers.

In good all round condition. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBNBook Edition: 1st Edition. English folklore crops up in books, films and comic books and these appearances include: Lancre and The Chalk, the settings for the Witches and Tiffany Aching story arcs of the Discworld fantasy book series, are heavily inspired by British mythology and folklore.

Common Knowledge Places Wiltshire, England, UK. Places: Wiltshire, England, UK. Places by cover. 1–8 of (next | show all) Legends & Folklore Wiltshire (Legends and Folklore) by Richard Holland: Wiltshire (County Red Book) by Estate Publications: Wiltshire (Discovering).

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This book traces Wiltshire's legends back to prehistoric times. The book includes the story of the devil's construction of Stonehenge, as well as accounts of King Zel, whose ghost may be seen on moonlit nights riding on Silbury Hill dressed in golden armour, the highwayman who emulated Dick Turpin, Lyddie Shears, shot aiding poachers by a farmer.

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Holland’s book ‘Legends & Folklore’, of which ‘extraordinary tales’ were told. Goody was fond of begging for scraps from door to door but had a reputation for threatening those who would not be charitable.High Sheriff of Wiltshire, "There is so much talk about the importance of book that is, without folklore, crafts, recipes and topography, including contributions from the many distinguished folk to be found there." – Clive Aslet, in The Mail on Sunday.