Oct 13, 2020
A look at European changeling myths including what changelings
are, the folklore surrounding them and the historic cases behind
This episode includes a story by the brilliant DD Storyteller. Go to ww.ddstoryteller.co.uk for more of her work.
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A Pocket Guide to Superstitions of the British Isles by Steve Roud.
A Treasury of British Folklore: Maypoles, Mandrakes and Mistletoe by Dee Dee Chainey.
Changelings: Or Beware the Baby Snatchers of the Fairy Kingdom by W.B. Yeats and Varla Ventura
Fairy Folklore: The Unchanging Appeal of Changelings by Alison Littlewood (https://folklorethursday.com/folktales/unchanging-appeal-changelings/)
Fairy Scapegoats: A History of the Persecution of Changeling Children by Richard Sugg (https://longreads.com/2018/06/08/fairy-scapegoats-a-history-of-the-persecution-of-changeling-children/)
Orkneyjar: The Heritage of the Orkney Islands by S. Towrie (ww.orkneyjar.com).
Vaesen: Spirits and Monsters of Scandinavian Folklore by Johan Egerkrans.