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8 edition of The folklore of Wiltshire found in the catalog.

The folklore of Wiltshire

by Ralph Whitlock

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Published by Rowman and Littlefield in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      StatementRalph Whitlock ; drawings by Gay John Galsworthy.
      SeriesThe Folklore of the British Isles
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR142.W54 W45
      The Physical Object
      Pagination205 p. :
      Number of Pages205
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4928833M
      ISBN 100874717728
      LC Control Number76355432
      OCLC/WorldCa2091864

      My previous blog looked at herbal lore with reference to wise women putting Wiltshire’s natural resources to good use. Even so, there was always the possibility, especially during the 17 th century when even educated people believed in the dark arts, that they could be accused of witchcraft, and so I thought it would be timely to delve into Wiltshire’s past yet again; this time . 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.

        Folklore, Folklore, Scots language, Scots language, Ballads, Scots, Ballads, Scots Publisher London, Pub. for the Folklore society by D. Nutt Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of unknown library Language EnglishPages: 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, ISBNPrice Range: £ - £

      Wiltshire Folklore by Wiltshire, Kathleen Hardback Book The Cheap Fast Free Post. £ Top Rated Plus. FAST & FREE. Format: Hardback. Only 1 left. From Agar to Zenry: A book of plant uses, names and folklore,Ron Freethy,Carole. £ Almost gone. LINCOLNSHIRE FOLKLORE BY ETHEL H. RUDKIN £ Almost gone. The Unicorn Craft Book. 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.


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Wiltshire Folk Tales Kindle Edition If you really want to enjoy the folklore of Wiltshire, AVOID this book my all means and seek the more authentic writings of Ralph Whitlock and Kathleen Wiltshire.

Read more. 6 people found this helpful. Helpful/5(9). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Series Title: Folklore of the British Isles. Responsibility. If you really want to enjoy the folklore of Wiltshire, AVOID this book my all means and seek the more authentic writings of Ralph Whitlock and Kathleen Wiltshire.

Read more 6 /5(2). Wiltshire is steeped in myths and legends from both Stonehenge and Avebury, as well as many on to find out more Downton Cuckoo Fair. Celebrating the cuckoo’s arrival and the onset of good weather, this fair dates back to the.

Buy Wiltshire Folklore and Legends by Whitlock, Ralph (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Whitlock, Ralph. Folklore of Wiltshire.

London: Batsford, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. Folklore of Wiltshire by Ralph Whitlock starting at $ Folklore of Wiltshire has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

A charming book of folk tales, some ancient, some relatively modern, and some (like the Amesbury Archer, actually one of my favorite tales in the book) which have sprung from the author's imagination, based on archaeological evidence/5.

Tan Hill (grid reference) is a hill which lies just to the north of the village of Allington in the parish of All Cannings, Wiltshire, England. Its summit is metres ( ft) above sea level and is the second highest point of the North Wessex Downs AONB hill range (the adjacent Milk Hill is m high), and of is also the third highest point between Bristol and London.

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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Read more. 6 people found this helpful. Helpful/5(8). The Folklore of Wiltshire by Ralph Whitlock. You Searched For: 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 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.

Posted in Archives, Traditions and Folklore, Wiltshire People, Wiltshire Places On Saturday 3 January the Sailsbury Journal reported on how the city had spent Christmas. "A return to the customs of pre-war days was observable over the Christmas holidays", the "streets were almost deserted on Christmas Day, which was, for the most part.

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).

If you really want to enjoy the folklore of Wiltshire, AVOID this book my all means and seek the more authentic writings of Ralph Whitlock and Kathleen Wiltshire.

Read more. 6 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Richard Bletso. out of /5(9). I don't often write book reviews but a beautiful book has come along that I just want to share with you all. I first heard about the book on a folklore group on Facebook and immediately tracked it down on Amazon and was about to purchase a copy in Swedish just to stare at the beautiful and magical images, when much to my excitement I discovered through.

This is related by Kathleen Wiltshire in Wiltshire Folklore, but the reference is a little ambiguous and could possibly be to the Alton Barnes horse instead. Westbury horse going down to drink The Westbury white horse is also known as the Bratton white horse after the nearby village, and there are springs on Westbury hill known as Bridewell.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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