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2 edition of Lancashire legends found in the catalog.

Lancashire legends

Harland, John.

Lancashire legends

traditions, pageants, sports &c., with an appendix containing a rare tracton the Lancashire witches, &c., &c.

by Harland, John.

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Published by John Heywood in Manchester, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby John Harland and T.T. Wilkinson.
ContributionsWilkinson, T. T.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxv,283p.
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13769555M

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This book was published inand contains folklore and folk-wisdom from Lancaster, England. Some of the general topics covered are: legends and traditions; pageants, maskings, and mummings; sports and games; punishments; popular rhymes, proverbs, sayings, and similes; miscellaneous superstitions and by: 2.

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Please check that your browser supports JavaScript and that it is enabled in the browser settings. Legends of Lancashire Contents: The Battle of Wigan Lane -- The witches of Furness -- The Devil's Wall -- The prophetess and the rebel -- The Spectre Coach -- The cross and Lady Mabel -- Lancaster Castle.

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