Green men & white swans - Jacqueline Simpson

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Title
Green men & white swans
Author
Jacqueline Simpson
format
Hardback
Publisher
Magna
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20111001

From the KING & TINKER, named after a traditional tale in which a disguised monarch surprises a local craftsman, to the EAGLE & CHILD, commemorating 'the Lathom legend', many British pub names and signs are steeped in local traditions and ancient beliefs.In GREEN MEN & WHITE SWANS, Jacqueline Simpson, one of the UK's leading folklorists, explores the fascinating stories behind the names, showing where they originated and tracing how they evolved over the years.

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Type
BOOK
Edition
Large type / large print
Keyword Index
Names - Great Britain - History.|Bars (Drinking establishments) - Great Britain - History.|Folklore - Great Britain.|Large type books.
Country of Publication
England
Number of Pages
430

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