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Boggart
A boggart is a creature in English folklore, either a household spirit or a malevolent ''genius loci'' (that is, a geographically-defined spirit) inhabiting fields, marshes, or other topographical features. Other names of this group include ''bug'', ''bugbear'', ''bogey'', ''bogun'', ''bogeyman'', ''bogle'', etc., presumably all derived from (or related to) Old English ''Puck (mythology), pūcel'', and related to the Irish ''púca'' and the ''pwca'' or ''bwga'' of Welsh mythology. The household form causes mischief and things to disappear, milk to sour, and dogs to go lame. The boggarts inhabiting marshes or holes in the ground are often attributed more serious evildoing, such as the abduction of children. Background Always Evil, malevolent, the household boggart will follow its family wherever they flee. It is said that the boggart crawls into people's beds at night and puts a clammy hand on their faces. Sometimes he strips the bedsheets off them. Sometimes a boggart will also p ...
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Boggart Hole Clough Brook - Geograph
A boggart is a creature in English folklore, either a household spirit or a malevolent ''genius loci'' (that is, a geographically-defined spirit) inhabiting fields, marshes, or other topographical features. Other names of this group include ''bug'', ''bugbear'', ''bogey'', ''bogun'', ''bogeyman'', ''bogle'', etc., presumably all derived from (or related to) Old English ''Puck (mythology), pūcel'', and related to the Irish ''púca'' and the ''pwca'' or ''bwga'' of Welsh mythology. The household form causes mischief and things to disappear, milk to sour, and dogs to go lame. The boggarts inhabiting marshes or holes in the ground are often attributed more serious evildoing, such as the abduction of children. Background Always Evil, malevolent, the household boggart will follow its family wherever they flee. It is said that the boggart crawls into people's beds at night and puts a clammy hand on their faces. Sometimes he strips the bedsheets off them. Sometimes a boggart will also p ...
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Boggart Hole Clough
Boggart Hole Clough is a large woodland and urban country park in Blackley, a suburb of Manchester, England. It occupies an area of approximately , part of an ancient woodland, with picturesque ''cloughs'' varying from steep ravines to sloping gullies. Clough is a local dialect word for a steep sided, wooded valley. Boggart Hole Clough was designated a Local Nature Reserve in 2008. Historically, local activists used Boggart Hole Clough for open air meetings but in 1896, when Manchester City Council acquired the land they tried to stop these meetings by fining speakers. The speakers rebelled by refusing to pay the fines and the publicity increased audiences from hundreds to tens of thousands. National figures began to attend, including Keir Hardie. A women's suffrage demonstration of 15,000 was held at Boggart Hole Clough on 15 July 1906 where a group of men caused a disturbance that was reported in the ''The Guardian, Manchester Guardian''. Veteran suffragist campaigner Elizabeth ...
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Brownie (folklore)
A brownie or broonie ( Scots), also known as a or (Scottish Gaelic Scottish Gaelic ( gd, Gàidhlig ), also known as Scots Gaelic and Gaelic, is a Goidelic language The Goidelic or Gaelic languages ( ga, teangacha Gaelacha; gd, cànanan Goidhealach; gv, çhengaghyn Gaelgagh) form one of the two groups o ...), is a household spirit A household deity is a deity A deity or god is a supernatural The supernatural encompasses supposed phenomena that are not subject to the laws of nature.https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supernatural By definition, a supernatu ... from Scottish folkloreScottish folklore encompasses the folklore Folklore is the expressive body of culture shared by a particular group of people; it encompasses the traditions common to that culture, subculture or group. These include oral traditions such as Narrat ... that is said to come out at night while the owners of the house are asleep and perform various chores and farming t ...
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Silkies
A brownie or broonie (Scots language, Scots), also known as a or (Scottish Gaelic), is a household deity, household spirit from Scottish folklore that is said to come out at night while the owners of the house are asleep and perform various chores and farming tasks. The human owners of the house must leave a bowl of milk or cream or some other sacrifice, offering for the brownie, usually by the hearth. Brownies are described as easily offended and will leave their homes forever if they feel they have been insulted or in any way taken advantage of. Brownies are characteristically mischievous and are often said to punish or pull pranks on lazy servants. If angered, they are sometimes said to turn malicious, like boggarts. Brownies originated as domestic Tutelary deity, tutelary spirits, very similar to the Lares of ancient Roman tradition. Descriptions of brownies vary regionally, but they are usually described as ugly, brown-skinned, and covered in hair. In the oldest stories, ...
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English Folklore
English folklore consists of the myths Myth is a folklore genre Folklore is the expressive body of culture shared by a particular group of people; it encompasses the tradition A tradition is a belief A belief is an Attitude (psychology), attitude that something is the ca ... and legend A legend is a genre of folklore that consists of a narrative A narrative, story or tale is any account of a series of related events or experiences, whether nonfictional ( memoir, biography, news report, documentary, Travel literature, tra ...s of England England is a Countries of the United Kingdom, country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Wales to its west and Scotland to its north. The Irish Sea lies northwest of England and the Celtic Sea to the southwest. E ..., including the English region's mythical creatures A legendary creature (also known as a ''mythological'', ''mythic'' or ''fabulous'' creature) is a supernatural ...
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True Name
A true name is a name of a thing or being that expresses, or is somehow identical to, its true Nature (philosophy), nature. The notion that language, or some specific sacred language, refers to things by their true names has been central to philosophical study as well as various traditions of magic (paranormal), magic, religious invocation and mysticism (mantras) since antiquity. Philosophical and religious contexts The true name of the Egyptian sun god Ra was revealed to Isis through an elaborate trick. This gave Isis complete power over Ra and allowed her to put her son Horus on the throne. Socrates in Plato's ''Cratylus (dialogue), Cratylus'' considers, without taking a position, the possibility whether names are "conventional" or "natural", natural being the "True name" ([τῇ ἀληθείᾳ ὄνομα]), that is, whether language is a system of arbitrary signs or whether words have an intrinsic relation to the things they signify (this Conventionalism, anti-conventionali ...
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Moston, Greater Manchester
Moston is a suburb of Manchester, in North West England, approximately north-east of the Manchester city centre, city centre. Historic counties of England, Historically in Lancashire, Moston is a predominantly residential area, with a population of 14,518 at the United Kingdom Census 2011, 2011 census and an area of approximately . History The name Moston may derive from the Old English words ''moss'' and ''ton'', where ''moss'' usually referred to a place that was mossy, marshy or peat bog, and ''ton'' signified a town or Human settlement, settlement. The area of White Moss still retains these characteristics. Historical records of Moston date back as far as 1301. The earliest historical archives are of a charter from the Lord of the Manor of Manchester, Thomas Grelle. Although in 1320 Moston was called a Hamlet (place), hamlet of Manchester, in some deeds is it spoken of as lying within the township and parish of Ashton-under-Lyne. That the lords of Ashton had in early times ...
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Blackley
Blackley is a suburban area of Manchester, England. In the County of Greater Manchester. Historically in Lancashire, it is approximately north of Manchester city centre, on the River Irk. History The hamlet of Blackley was mentioned in the Domesday Book. The name derives from the Anglo-Saxon Blæclēah = "dark wood" or "dark clearing". In the 13th and 14th centuries Blackley was referred to as ''Blakeley'' or ''Blakelegh''. By the Middle Ages, Blackley had become a park belonging to the lords of Manchester.' Its value in 1282 was recorded as £6 13s 4d, a sum approximately equivalent in buying power to £333,500 today. The lords of Manchester leased the land from time to time. In 1473, John Byron (died 1450), John Byron held the leases on Blackley village, Blackley field and Pillingworth fields at an annual rent of £33 6s 8d. The Byron family continued to hold the land until the beginning of the 17th century when Blackley was sold in parcels to a number of landowners. By th ...
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Municipal Park
An urban park or metropolitan park, also known as a municipal park (North America) or a public park, public open space, or municipal gardens (UK), is a park A park is an area of natural, semi-natural or planted space set aside for human enjoyment and recreation Recreation is an activity of leisure Leisure has often been defined as a quality of experience or as free time. Free time is ... in cities A city is a large human settlement In geography, statistics and archaeology, a settlement, locality or populated place is a community in which people live. The complexity of a settlement can range from a small number of dwellings grouped to ... and other incorporated places that offer recreation Recreation is an activity of leisure Leisure has often been defined as a quality of experience or as free time. Free time is spent away from , , , , and , as well as necessary activities such as and ing. Leisure as an experience usuall ... and green sp ...
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Illustration Of A Boggart
An illustration is a decoration, interpretation or visual explanation of a text, concept or process, designed for integration in print and digital published media, such as posters, Flyer (pamphlet), flyers, magazines, books, teaching materials, animations, video games and films. An illustration is typically created by an illustrator. Digital illustrations are often used to make websites and apps more user-friendly, such as the use of emojis to accompany digital type. Illustration also means providing an example; either in writing or in picture form. The origin of the word "illustration" is late Middle English (in the sense ‘illumination; spiritual or intellectual enlightenment’): via Old French from Latin ''illustratio''(n-), from the verb ''illustrare''. Illustration styles Contemporary illustration uses a wide range of styles and techniques, including drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, Photomontage, montage, Interaction design, digital design, multimedia, 3D m ...
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Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs.) is a Counties of England, county in the East Midlands of England, with a long coastline on the North Sea to the east. It borders Norfolk to the south-east, Cambridgeshire to the south, Rutland to the south-west, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire to the west, South Yorkshire to the north-west, and the East Riding of Yorkshire to the north. It also borders Northamptonshire in the south for just , England's shortest county boundary. The county also have maritime border with Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands. The county town is the Lincoln, England, city of Lincoln, where the county council is based. The Ceremonial counties of England, ceremonial county of Lincolnshire consists of the non-metropolitan county of Lincolnshire and the area covered by the unitary authority, unitary authorities of North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire. Part of the ceremonial county is in the Yorkshire and the Humber region of England, and most is in the E ...
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Mumby
Mumby is a village in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is located south-east from the town of Alford, Lincolnshire, Alford. In 2001 the population was recorded as 352, increasing to 447 at the 2011 Census. The village is mentioned in the ''Domesday Book'' of 1086 as consisting of 97 households. The church is dedicated to St Thomas of Canterbury and is of English Gothic architecture#Early English Gothic, Early English style. It is a Grade I Listed Building. The baptismal font, font is 14th century, and the western tower is 15th. It was repaired in 1844, with its chancel being rebuilt in 1874. Further restorations were carried out between 1903 and 1908. The dedication to St Thomas has been disputed;"Church History"
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