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companion to the folklore, myths and customs of Britain

Marc Alexander

companion to the folklore, myths and customs of Britain

by Marc Alexander

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Written in English


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CN 107370.

StatementMarc Alexander.
The Physical Object
Pagination356p. :
Number of Pages356
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Open LibraryOL20859814M

  The Origins of Popular Superstitions and Customs by T. Sharper Knowlson []. Includes many superstitions and customs of England. Thanks to Eliza Yetter at Sports and Pastimes of the People of England by Joseph Strutt [2nd ed., ] Sourcebook on the folklore and social history of leisure activities in 'Merrie Olde England.' The Folklore Society (FLS) is a learned society, based in London, devoted to the study of all aspects of folklore and tradition, including: ballads, folktales, fairy tales, myths, legends, traditional song and dance, folk plays, games, seasonal events, calendar customs, childlore and children's folklore, folk arts and crafts, popular belief, folk religion, material culture, vernacular language

  Mary, Joseph, and Jesus hiding during the flight from Herod - The Sutton Companion to the Folklore, Myths and Customs of Britain; Muhammed and Abu Bakr hiding from Quraysh soldiers - Wikipedia and ; Saint Felix of Nola and Bishop Maximus hiding in an abandoned building. Twice! - Wikipedia   Peasant Customs and Savage Myths Volumes I & II These two companion volumes to The British Folklorists bring together theoretical writings of some of the brilliant folklorists whose works deserve the attention of all students of the history of modern ://

Cockatrice Books. New and Forthcoming. Since the start of , Cockatrice has been publishing groundbreaking short stories from Wales and beyond, masterful novels, brilliant nonfiction and outstanding scholarship by the best of Welsh authors, original fiction by Rob Mimpriss, and fiction by A.L. Reynolds to hell with your red dragon: it’s the cockatrice leads the :// The Country Dance Book 1 & 2 – Cecil ; The Country Dance Book 3 & 4 – Cecil ; The Crystal Spring – Cecil ; The Dialect & Folklore of Northampts – John Playford; The Fiddler’s Tune Book – Kennedy; The Folklore of Sussex – n; The Morris Book 1,2 & 3 – Sharp & Maclwaine; The Morris Book 4 & 5 – Sharp


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