Folklore & folklorists (26 pages found in this category)

Jennifer Westwood

British author, broadcaster and folklorist.

Jessie Saxby

Author and folklorist from Unst, one of the Shetland Islands of Scotland. She also had political interests and was a suffragette.

Jinney Bingham, Mother Damnable

17th-century woman also known as Mother Red Cap and the Shrew of Kentish Town, suspected of being a witch, a murderer and poisoner.

John Gregorson Campbell

Scottish folklorist and Free Church minister at the Tiree and Coll parishes in Argyll, Scotland.

King of the cats

Folk tales about the king of a society of talking cats.

Mermaid of Zennor

Mermaid who enticed a chorister from the local parish church to live with her in the sea.

Mother Red Cap

Redirected to Jinney Bingham, Mother Damnable


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Evil fairies said to live in the peel towers and castles of the Scottish border with England.

Robert Kirk

Church of Scotland minister, Gaelic scholar and folklorist.