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________________________________ From: Pam Cross Sent: 23 June 2015 19:05 To: talkingfolklore@yahoogroups.com Cc: pajx@... Subject: Druid's Hide Hi all
Pam Cross
Jun 23
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Re: red coats

First ofall, thanks SO MUCH to all those who wrote in and sorry for the delay inreplying. I’d wanted to hunt down the various references. As to Fishguard
Simon Young
Jun 21
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Re: red coats

Somewhat later perhaps referening a common legend, doesn't Frazer's Golden Bough claim that the origin for the Padstow May horse was people dressiong up to
Diana Coles
Jun 15
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Re: red coats

Yes indeed, There is a similar tradition at Ilfracombe on the North Devon coast with the slight variant that it is said that the women of the town assembled on
viewfinderproductionservices
Jun 12
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Re: red coats

The story I heard when I worked as a custom officer at the UK-Irish ferry in Goodwick near Fishguard in the 1990s was that the French invasion force led by an
Mike Howard
Jun 12
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Re: red coats

Annually this event is celebrated on the anniversary every yearwith local women dressing up in Welsh costumes and marching through Fishguard in procession with
Mike Howard
Jun 12
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Re: red coats

I would have thought the motif would be something like ‘women frighten away or fool invading soldiers’. The ‘red coat’ would be the detail which would
steveroud
Jun 12
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Re: red coats

There is a similar tale from Fishguard in Pembrokeshire, where the French invaded in 1797. Quoting from Wikipedia: "The heroine of the hour was Jemima
Janet Bord
Jun 12
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red coats

I've beenreading a late nineteenth-century novel, Nellie Cornwall, Grannie Tresawna'sStory (n.d. but 1886 in the British library). In thisnovel there is an
Simon Young
Jun 12
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Re: what do transformations/shapeshifting/metamorphosis mean in folk

Wow! Intriguing...wish i cud read the book...its way way beyond my pay grade too...but somehow even the review answers my questions....people, please share
jamie hrahsel
May 21
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Re: what do transformations/shapeshifting/metamorphosis mean in folk

Way, way above my pay grade but I recently came across thisbook in Italian (a collection of essays). I've google translated the blurb below, the reason It
Simon Young
May 21
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Re: what do transformations/shapeshifting/metamorphosis mean in folk

Fascinating question. I have been doing some (very limited) research on this as I wanted to check a little background for a story I had adapted. Witches and
ros earthy
May 20
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what do transformations/shapeshifting/metamorphosis mean in folk and

There are just so many of these phenomena that occur in the folk and fairy tale world? what do these changes mean?what purpose do they serve?
jamie hrahsel
May 20
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EFDSS Folk Song Conference 10 Oct 2015: 2nd call for papers & new de

The English Folk Dance & Song Society's bi-annual Folk Song Conference will take place on Saturday 10th October at Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regents Park Road,
steveroud
May 17
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Re: Folklife Traditions and Folklife Quarterly, 45 and 46

Oops! Sorry Paul! C Sent from my iPhone On 14 May 2015, at 12:43, "paul.cowdell@... [TalkingFolklore]" wrote: One more
C.oates@...
May 14
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