Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Episode #209: Legends and Folklore of Yorkshire

Long time listener and friend of the show Shannon joins us from across the pond in Yorkshire to discuss the fascinating legends, myths and folklore of the area she lives in, as well as a few of her experiences visiting some of the numerous ancient sites that dot the landscape. We talk about legends of druids and devils, giants and dragons, and of course, the fae.

Shannon provided copious notes, images, and links for this episode, some of which we will include below, along with a few extra images of specific sites.


York  A city in northern England, Old English Eoforwic, earlier Eborakon (c. 150), an ancient Celtic name, probably meaning "Yew-Tree Estate" but there are numerous references to the origin of the name York, so it just remains obscure and open to interpretation…

The Cottingley Fairies

Miscellaneous Yorkshire Stuff








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