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  • Author:
    Jacqueline Simpson
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    1840225076
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    978-1840225075
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    Wordsworth Editions Ltd; 2nd Edition edition (February 23, 2001)
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All of these are drawn from the rich dragon folklore tradition of Britain including the Dragon of Wantley, the Lambton Worm and the Muckle Mester Stoor Worm.

All of these are drawn from the rich dragon folklore tradition of Britain including the Dragon of Wantley, the Lambton Worm and the Muckle Mester Stoor Worm.

English folklore is the folk tradition which has developed in England over a. .Dragons- Giant winged reptiles that breathe fire or poison. There are many dragon legends in England. Somerset and the North East being very rich

English folklore is the folk tradition which has developed in England over a number of centuries. Some stories can be traced back to their roots, while the origin of others is uncertain or disputed. Somerset and the North East being very rich.

British dragons Jacqueline Simpson Snippet view - 1980. Bibliographic information. British Dragons Myth, legend, and folklore. Folklore Society (Great Britain). illustrated, reprint. 1840225076, 9781840225075. BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

British Dragons book

British Dragons book. All of these are drawn from the rich dragon folklore tradition of Britain including the Dragon of Wantley, the Lambton Worm and the Muckle Mester Stoor Worm.

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Items related to Dragons in British Folklore by Jacqueline Simpson .

Items related to Dragons in British Folklore by Jacqueline Simpson (1981-02-0. Simpson, Jacqueline Dragons in British Folklore by Jacqueline Simpson (1981-02-03). This book brings together the various mythic forms of the dragon as treasure guardian, voracious beast to be killed, the luck-giving snake and many others.

Jacqueline Simpson's publications include British Dragons; Folklore of Sussex; Scandinavian Folktales and (with Jennifer Westwood), The Lore of the Land: A Guide to England's Legends. Terry Pratchett is one of the most popular authors writing today

Jacqueline Simpson's publications include British Dragons; Folklore of Sussex; Scandinavian Folktales and (with Jennifer Westwood), The Lore of the Land: A Guide to England's Legends. Terry Pratchett is one of the most popular authors writing today. He is the acclaimed creator of the Discworld series, the first title in which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983, and the latest is Making Money.

In this instalment we investigate the slippery sightings of Sussex's serpents, notably the Dragons of St. Leonard's Forest, one of which the saint is said to have battled and slayed.

Folklore of the Fens Hereward the Wake, the fenland hero of England who rallied the English resistance against William the Conqueror post-conquest, found himself and his men on the receiving end of a famous witch's curses, hurled at them from a tower as the Norman's prepared to attack their Ely base. In this instalment we investigate the slippery sightings of Sussex's serpents, notably the Dragons of St. Hundreds of years later, however, further sightings of a monstrous serpent in the same woodland emerged.

Although Beowulf and Saint George are the most famous dragon slayers in British mythology, even they cannot defeat all the dragons that appear in the larger folklore of England, Wales, and Scotland.

Legends, myths, and fairy tales: our world is made up of the stories we told ourselves about where we came from .

Legends, myths, and fairy tales: our world is made up of the stories we told ourselves about where we came from and how we got here. It is the same on Discworld, except that beings, which on Earth are creatures of the imagination - like vampires, trolls, witches and, possibly, gods - are real, alive and, in some cases kicking, on the Disc. In The Folklore of Discworld, Terry Pratchett teams up with leading British folklorist Jacqueline Simpson to take an irreverent yet illuminating look at the living myths and folklore that are reflected, celebrated and affectionately libelled in the uniquely.

"Most say there are no dragons" - but this has never stopped poets, artists, story-tellers and musicians from exploiting the fascination these mythical beasts exert on the human imagination. Jacqueline Simpson gathers and examines the material to be found in folk tales in England, Scotland and Wales, together with folk customs using the dragon. In addition there is a brief general history of dragons. This book brings together the various mythic forms of the dragon as treasure guardian, voracious beast to be killed, the luck-giving snake and many others. All of these are drawn from the rich dragon folklore tradition of Britain including the Dragon of Wantley, the Lambton Worm and the Muckle Mester Stoor Worm. A full appendix and a gazetteer of places with dragon legends and a full listing of dates relevant to British dragon lore accompany this revised edition.