Essex Folk Tales

Essex Folk Tales

eBook - 2011
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The Essex coastline has endured invasion by plundering and bloodthirsty Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Vikings, and this mysterious landscape is still haunted by their presence. Their spirits, and countless others, have oft been reported -- not least by smugglers determined to keep intruders away from their secret hideouts. Even more dramatic stories of the supernatural lurk inland: accusations of witchcraft have been screamed around many picturesque market towns, dragons have terrorised the community, and a violent White Lady has struck at Hadleigh Castle. Indeed, it is the women of Essex who have stirred the imagination most, from brave Boudicca and beautiful Edith Swan-neck to the adulteress Kitty Canham. Amid the county's infamous pirates, highwaymen and desperados, Essex can even boast a lady smuggler.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : The History Press, [2011]
ISBN: 9780752479279
Branch Call Number: 398.0942 Wi
Description: 1 online resource (192 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)

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