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myvoodoochild



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PostSubject: Black Annis   Thu 07 Aug 2008, 3:53 am

Ok, Black Annis is part of Leicestershire Folklore and is from the Dane Hills area of Leicester (now built upon). She is said to be a blue faced Hag/Crone or Witch that had large Claws and also had a taste for Human flesh (especially Children!?) and that she used to go round the Glens of the Leicestershire countryside and look for unsuspecting Children. She also carved out a Cave for herself to live with her Claws.

Does anyone have there own take on this?
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PostSubject: Re: Black Annis   Thu 07 Aug 2008, 6:05 am

Welcom to the forum myvoodoochild Very Happy . The Mysteriousbritain artlicle concerning Black annis can be found here http://www.mysteriousbritain.co.uk/folklore/blackannis.html.

I'll see if I can find anything else about her.

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PostSubject: Re: Black Annis   Thu 07 Aug 2008, 6:43 am

I wrote an article for mysterymag on Black Annis a while back - it's interesting to see how elements of the tale correlate with the archetypal descriptions of the goddess Hekate.
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PostSubject: Re: Black Annis   Thu 07 Aug 2008, 10:55 am

Shame I won't be able to read it Matt Sad , they don't like me at Mysterymag by the looks of it. Nevermind Rolling Eyes .

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PostSubject: Re: Black Annis   Sat 09 Aug 2008, 8:34 am

Welcome to the forum Very Happy Interesting story, Black Annis... I've only come across her a couple times.
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