Black Annis

   She is a Hag, and the only Hag who is a cannibal. See Hag and Hag-ridden.

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  • Black Annis — is a bogeyman figure in English folklore. She is imagined as a blue faced crone or witch with iron claws and a taste for human (especially child) flesh. She is said to haunt the countryside of Leicestershire, living in a cave in the Dane Hills.… …   Wikipedia

  • Black Annis — Black Annis, auch Black Agnes, ist ein Schreckgespenst der britischen Volkserzählungen, das auf keltischen Ursprung zurückzuführen ist. Legende Black Annis wird als blaugesichtiges altes Weib mit eisenharten Klauen und einer Vorliebe für… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Black Annis —    Until recently, there was a cave called Black Annis s Bower in the Dane Hills on the outskirts of Leicester, a local beauty spot and the scene, from 1668 till 1842, of an Easter Monday fair with sports and drag hunting. It was said that long… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • Annis — (AN eez) Variations: Agnes, Ana, Annan, Annowre, Ano, Anoniredi, Anu, Befind, Benie, Bheur, Black Annis, Blue Hag, Bric, Cailleach, Cail lech, Cethlann, Cethlionn, Danu, Don, Donu, Gray Hag, Gry, Gyre Carlin, Hag of Beare, St. Anna A singular… …   Encyclopedia of vampire mythology

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  • BLACK DEATH — BLACK DEATH, epidemic of various contagious diseases, bubonic, septicemic, and pneumonic, all caused by the same bacillus, pasteurella pestis, a combination of which raged throughout Europe between 1348 and 1350. (See Map: Black Death). It was… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Black Light Burns — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Alternative Rock Gründung 2005 Website http://www.blackli …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hag (Dungeons & Dragons) — context Infobox D D creature name=Hag alignment=chaotic evil type=Monstrous humanoid subtype= source= first= mythical= Hag, Black Annis based= wizards image URL= gallery/MM35 PG143.jpg OGL stats… …   Wikipedia

  • English folklore — Poor little birdie teased, by the 19th century English illustrator Richard Doyle depicts an elf as imagined in English folktales. English folklore is the folk tradition which has developed in England over a number of centuries. Some stories can… …   Wikipedia

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