Folk lore in lowland Scotland

By Evelyn Blantyre Simpson

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About this book

From the traditions associated with fairs, festivals and funerals, to the lore associated with plants and birds, Simpson gives a detailed overview of the everyday superstitions, beliefs and sayings found in Lowland Scotland. Drawing from historical accounts and the kinds of beliefs prevalent at the turn of the twentieth century, this volume covers a broad scope of folklore and practice.