Spirits also known as powries, said to haunt the peel towers and castles of the Scottish border with England.
Evil fairies said to live in the peel towers and castles of the Scottish border with England.
An apparition in the form of a double of a living person, often a portent of death.
Monstrous creature of the Scottish Highlands.
Redirected to Yale (mythical creature).
A heraldic beast whose meaning is “proud defence”. Although it has never been identified with a living or extinct creature, it may be based on descriptions of Indian water buffalos.
A malignant Yorkshire water spirit said to lurk in stagnant pools, dragging down into the water those children who venture too close.
A demon in male form that seeks to have sexual intercourse with a sleeping woman.
An imaginary kind of afterbirth in the form of an “evil-looking little animal” especially attributed to Dutch women.
Peg Powler is the evil spirit of the River Tees in northeastern England, said to drag children who ventured too close the water’s edge to their deaths.