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Welsh Folk Lore

Witches Transforming Themselves Into Cats
One of the forms that witches were supposed to change...

Elidorus And The Fairies
A short time before our days, a circumstance worthy o...

Spider
The long-legged spider, or, as it is generally called...

A Spirit In Llangerniew Church_ _denbighshire
There was a tradition in this parish that on All-Hall...

_ Goose Flying Over A House
This unusual occurrence prognosticated a death in tha...

A Cruel Man And A Fairy Dog
The person from whom the following tale was derived w...

The Corpse Bird Or Deryn Corph
This was a bird that came flapping its wings against ...

Witches Punished
A neighbour, who does not wish to have his name recor...

Fairy Knockers Or Coblynau
The Coblynau or Knockers were supposed to be a specie...

Charm For Fits
A ring made out of the offertory money was a cure for...





Category: WELSH LEGENDS OF FAIRY LADIES MARRYING MEN.





Fairy Ladies Marrying Mortals
In the mythology of the Greeks, and other nations, gods and goddesses are spoken of as falling in love with human beings, and many an ancient genealogy began with a celestial ancestor. Much the same thing is said of the Fairies. T...

The Llanfrothen Legend
I am indebted to the Rev. R. Jones, Rector of Llanycil, Bala, for the following legend. I may state that Mr. Jones is a native of Llanfrothen, Merionethshire, a parish in close proximity to the scene of the story. Mr. Jones's infor...

The Ystrad Legend
In a meadow belonging to Ystrad, bounded by the river which falls from Cwellyn Lake, they say the Fairies used to assemble, and dance on fair moon-light-nights. One evening a young man, who was the heir and occupier of this farm, h...

The Pentrevoelas Legend
I am indebted to the Rev. Owen Jones, Vicar of Pentrevoelas, a mountain parish in West Denbighshire, for the following tale, which was written in Welsh by a native of those parts, and appeared in competition for a prize on the Folk-...

The Myddvai Legend
A widow, who had an only son, was obliged, in consequence of the large flocks she possessed, to send, under the care of her son, a portion of her cattle to graze on the Black Mountain near a small lake called Llyn-y-Van-Bach. One...