Episode #209: Legends and Folklore of Yorkshire

08.03.2021 - By Brothers of the Serpent

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Long time listener and friend of the show Shannon joins us from across the pond in Yorkshire to discuss the fascinating legends, myths and folklore of the area she lives in, as well as a few of her experiences visiting some of the numerous ancient sites that dot the landscape. We talk about legends of druids and devils, giants and dragons, and of course, the fae. Shannon provided copious notes, images, and links for this episode, some of which we will include below, along with a few extra images of specific sites. Brothers of the Serpent Episode 209 If you cannot see the audio controls, your browser does not support the audio element Yorkshire York  A city in northern England, Old English Eoforwic, earlier Eborakon (c. 150), an ancient Celtic name, probably meaning "Yew-Tree Estate" but there are numerous references to the origin of the name York, so it just remains obscure and open to interpretation… Malham Cove, North Yorkshire Geology PDF Drone footage The Devil's Arrows, Boroughbridge The Coming of the Fairies (Audiobook) by Arthur Conan Doyle The Cottingley Fairies Miscellaneous Yorkshire Stuff https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2013/oct/29/yorkshire-third-best-region-in-the-world-2014-lonely-planet https://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/news/history/bermuda-triangle-east-yorkshire-inhabited-5468144 https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/its-official-dna-tests-show-yorkshire-people-really-are-different-breed-1879236 https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/whitby-abbey/history-and-stories/dracula/ https://www.doveheritage.com/folklore/ https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/fee-fi-fo-fum-yorkshire-land-where-giants-roam-324075 https://www.hello-yorkshire.co.uk/blog/tales-of-yorkshire-giants/

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