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In Arthurian legend and romance, Queen Guinevere was famous as the wife of King Arthur and the lover of her

In 1838, the year Queen Victoria came to the throne, London was bedevilled by a clawed, fire-breathing, shape-shifting demon popularly

When the traditional Vodun religion of West African slaves collided in the Caribbean with the incoming Christianity of colonists, Haitian

Stereotypes based on appearance are all too common, but redheads certainly seem to have a raw deal. Where might some

The story of the 'King of the Cats' can be found in folklore from a number of regions and countries.

In the nineteenth century, Lady Charlotte Guest (with a team of Welsh scholars) translated a series of stories from Welsh

The Fairy Census: 2014-2017 is a collection of modern fairy sightings. These have been collected through an internet questionnaire via

Myths and folk tales are an ancient legacy: the legacy of many millennia of human interaction with the land which

Hares and folklore… hmmm… how many words, I wonder (or ‘griffles’, even?), have been written about this one bounding, leaping,

Folklore shows that bells were not just used to call to prayer or to make an announcement, but also played

The Mabinogion is a mess of misconstrued mythology, a minefield of mistranslation and misinterpretations. It’s also the font of all

Smuggling. The word has been entwined with romantic delusions and depictions for many years. However, in reality this could not

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