British folktales

by Briggs, Katharine Mary,

Format: Print Book 1977
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 5 of 5 copies
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CLP - Main Library Mezzanine - Non-fiction GR141.B682 1977
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Non-Fiction j 398.2 ENGLAND Bri
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CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Special Collections rj GR141.B682 1977
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Summary
Selections from the author's Dictionary of British folk-tales in the English language.
Contents
Belling the cat
The bum bee
The farmer and his ox
The yaller-legg'd cock'ril
Allison Gross
Ashey Pelt
The dead moon
The flight of birds
The Gobborn seer
The golden ball
Jack and the giants
The king of the black art
King Herla
The man who wouldn't go out at night
The old woman who lived in a vinegar bottle
Tom Tit Tot
The Gipsy woman
Austwick carles. II
The Austwick carles and the watch. V
The best way to die
Box about
The cuckoo-penners
The dog that talked
Dutch courage
An exorcism
Good and bad news
The man that stole the parson's sheep
The miller's eels
The Painswick ancients
The secret agent
The three sillies
The two pickpockets
Yorkshire follies : the considerate bandsman
Adam Bel, Clym of the Clough, and William of Cloudesley
Cap O'Rushes
The king of the liars
Mr. Fox
The professor of signs
The tale of Ivan
The three good advices
The ungrateful sons
The cattie sits in the kiln-ring spinning
The endless tale
The old man at the white house
Sir Gammer Vans
Teeny-tiny
The three bears
The three wee pigs
The wee, wee mannie
The black dog of Tring
The guardian black dog
Lyme Regis black dog legend
The boggart
The buttery spirit
The farmer and the boggart
Nuckelavee
The white bucca and the black
The black rider
Dando and his dogs
The devil at the card party
The devil at Little Dunkeld Manse
A minister molested
The prize wrestler and the demon
The dragon of Wantley
The gurt vurm of Shervage Wood
King Arthur and the dragon
The Linton worm
The Longwitton dragon
Anne Jefferies and the fairies
The broken bilk
The brownie
The captured fairies
The fairy dwelling on Selena Moor
The green children
Horse and hattock
Inkberrow's ting-tang
Jeannie's granny sees a fairy
Johnnie in the cradle
The laird of Balmachie's wife
The midwife
Sir Godfrey Macculloch
The white powder
The Bishopsthorpe ghost
The Bussex Rhine and King's Sedgemoor
Croglin Grange
The death "bree"
A doctor's strange experience
The drummer of Airlie
The ghost of Gairnside
The grateful ghost
John Rudall and the ghost of Dorothy Dinglett
Lady Howard's coach
A lay ghost-layer
The lord protector
Sammle's ghost
The silken shawl
The six dead men
The treasure of Downhouse
Brutus and Corineus
The giant Bolster
The giant of Carn Galva
The giants of Stowey
The origin of the wrekin. II
Wade and his wife
Burke and Hare
Cromwell in Glasgow
Drake as a wizard
Dream portending the death of William Rufus
Flood law in the fens
Folk-memory of Chaucer
The ghost's "evidence"
The grey goose feathers
King Richard and the penitent knight
Marshall's elm
The Oxford student
Pudsay the coiner
The sons of the conqueror
The warden of the marches
The beasts' thorn
Canobie Dick and Thomas of Ercildoun
The church of Fordoun
The cook at Combwell
Crawls
The gold of Largo Law
Guinevere's comb
The horn of Egremont
The murder hole
The old house of Balhary
Owen Parfitt
The pedlar of Swaffham
The Rollright stones
The sale of a wife
Simmer water
Trapping the plague
The wimblestone
The Crowza stones
Men with tails
St. Adelme
St. Aloys and the lame nag
St. Augustine at Long Compton
St. Uncumber
St. Wulfric and the greedy boy
Ushen and St. Patrick
The anchor
The curate of Axholme
The dart of death
The dream house
The escaping soul
The green lady of Cromarty
The hand of glory
The shepherd and the crows
A vision at Dunino
The waff
The wandering Jew
The black hen
The blacksmith's wife of Yarrowfoot
The counter-charm
The elder-tree witch
The ferryman
Friar Bacon
The hares' parliament
Jakey Bascombe and the cob
The laird of Pittarro
Molly Cass and the nine of hearts
Mother Shipton
The silver sixpence
The unbidden guest
The witch of Berkeley
Witches at Hallowe'en
Farmer Hewlett's amends
The foreign hotel
The good magpie
The stolen corpse
The wooden legs..

Additional Information
Subjects Tales -- Great Britain.
Publisher New York :1977
Edition First American edition.
Other Titles Dictionary of British folk-tales in the English language.
Language English
Description 315 pages ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 9780394415895
0394415892
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