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Legends & superstitions of the County of Durham

William Brockie

Legends & superstitions of the County of Durham

by William Brockie

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Published by EP Publishing in Wakefield .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folk-lore -- England -- Durham (County)

  • Edition Notes

    Facsimile reprint of, 1st ed., Sunderland , B. Williams, 1886.

    Statementby William Brockie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR142.D/
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx,239p. ;
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22233044M
    ISBN 100715810537
    OCLC/WorldCa215383556

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Everyday low Author: William Brockie. "Legends and Superstitions of Durham" contains a vast number of subject areas and of particular fascination is the chapter concerning the Lambton Worm, famous not only in the county but over a much wider area as well.

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Reed, Dianne Salerni and Pab Sungenis.4/5. Folk tales of County Durham. That’s just the Lambton Worm, right. Wrong. There’s a whole host of fabulous tales to enjoy from the region to fascinate children and adults alike.

It’s also an excellent resource for teachers looking to relate the topic of myths and legends to their own area. Ranging from the comic to the unsettling, Adam /5(4). Folklore, Folktales, and Fairy Tales. from England a digital library assembled by D. Ashliman Legends, Superstitions of Devonshire on the Borders of the Tamar and the Tavy, Durham: Andrews and Company, Rhys, Ernest.

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Brockie's work was chiefly journalistic, but he found time to publish The Folks of Shield, The History of Shields, The Leaderside Legends, Gypsies of Yetholm, The History of Coldingham Priory, Legends and Superstitions of the County of Durham, Indian Thought.

Brockie was a man who could not be idle, and as long as health permitted, he was. The following account of the story is extracted from‘Legends Superstitions of the County of Durham’ by William Brockie (). ‘Mr. Hylton Longstaffe relates that a farmer of Staindrop was one night crossing a bridge near that place, when a cat jumped out, stood before him, and looking him full in the face, said "Johnny Reed, Johnny Reed!The county maps of old England; English County Histories; A Summer Atlas of the Breeding Birds of County Durham; Legends and Superstitions of the County of Durham; Britain’s most beautiful lost railways E; The Buildings of England: Northumberland; The Rolling Stones Book; N19; The Rolling Stones Book; No 16; The Rolling Stones Book; No The question remains, are those myths and legends stories something that existed in the minds of our ancestors, or were they based on true events?

It is true that most of those ancient myths and legends stories appear to the scientific world as fictitious products of vivid imaginations whose goals were purely to explain phenomena beyond their.