May 24, 2017
Fairy Tales and Ancient Mythology
British Goblins: Welsh Folk Lore, Fairy
Mythology, Legends and Traditions (1881)
Book 1 Chapter 1
A comprehensive exposition of
ghosts, fairies, dragons, superstitions and supernatural folklore
drawn from the Welsh traditions, 'British Goblins' is packed with
information on fairy mythology. All proper names, and words in
Welsh or other languages, will be found recorded in the show-notes
below and we've done our best to get the pronounciations right for
Fairies marketing at
Names Used in this Section
Rev John Logan
Gwyn ap Nudd
Mr. John Walter Lukis, President of the Cardiff Naturalists' Society
Chaucer's Wyf of Bathes Tale:
In olde dayes of the Kyng Arthour,
Al was this lond fulfilled of fayrie; ...
I speke of many hundrid yer ago;
But now can no man see non elves mo.
Lady Charlotte Guest
Vale of Neath
Craig y Ddinas
king of Annwn
Avalon of the Arthurian legends
Parry's 'Welsh Melodies'
British king Gavran
Three Losses by Disappearance
Flemings in 1113
British Goblins can be found on Sacred Texts.
You can find out more about Wirt Sikes on Wikipedia.