Category: Folklore

0

Ferry of Carnoët

‘About a league below Quimperle is the ferry of Carnoet. Some portions of the old chateau of Carnoet still remain, and tradition says that this building was one of the many residences of the...

0

Baba Yaga

Somewhere, I cannot tell you exactly where, but certainly in vast Russia, there lived a peasant with his wife and they had twins—son and daughter. One day the wife died and the husband mourned...

0

St Pancras, Arlington

There is a thought to be a bell legend associated with Arlington parish Church, where the bell has been lost in a deep pool somewhere in the Cuckmere River.  As with the Slinfold Bell...

0

St. Leonards Forest Dragon (1614)

A pamphlet was printed in 1614 warning of a serpent in St. Leonards Forest.  The text can be found below: True and Wonderful A Discourse relating a strange and monstrous Serpent (or Dragon) lately...

0

Spanish Head, Isle of Man

Spanish Head is a promontory rising measuring over 100m above sea level. So in the piece of Ghostlore below, the figure covered some height in his walk. “One of my neighbours was telling me...

0

Clay’s Light

In Halton Holegate, Lincolnshire, it is said that whenever someone in the village is about to die, a mysterious light will appear above their home. The origins of this legend stretch back to the...