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Green Men & White Swans: The Folklore of British Pub Names

by Jacqueline Simpson

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From the King & Tinker, named after a traditional tale where a disguised monarch surprises a local craftsman, to the Eagle & Child, commemorating the Lathom legend, many British pub names & signs are steeped in local legends. In this book, one of the UK's leading folklorists explores the stories behind the names, showing where they originated.… (more)

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