Famous examples of English folklore include the tales of Robin Hood, the legend of King Arthur, and the Beast of Bodmin Moor. You can also see lots of lore represented in the names of pubs.
Scottish & Irish Folklore
Folklore from these nations is mostly Celtic, from the people who lived there thousands of years ago – the Gaels, Picts, and Brittons. Much of their culture is lost, as they were conquered by the Romans, and then converted to Christianity. Famous examples of Irish folklore include the Battle of Mag Tuireadh, and the legend of the Loch Ness Monster.
American folklore includes stories from European settlers, as well as Native Americans. Native Americans have many creation myths, hero legends, and “trickster stories”, where a spirit may help or hurt people. The Navajo Coyote spirit is an example of a trickster (podvodník).
is also famous for it’s tall tales about real people such as Johnny Appleseed,
Davy Crockett, Annie Oakley, and fictional characters like Paul Bunyon and John
the Conqueror. Other bits of American folklore include monsters like Bigfoot, the Jersey
Devil, the Hodag, and the Blair Witch. America
Hedwig was daughter to King Philip of
. After he killed
the son of a Polish monarch, legend has it that the Polish king wanted revenge
by killing King Philip's daughter Barbora. While Barbora and her sister Hedwig
were alone in the castle, the Polish king seized the castle. Hedwig, believing
her sister to be dead, jumped from the castle’s highest tower. After she
jumped, a mysterious face appeared on a wall of the castle that is said to bear
a striking resemblance to Hedwig. Spis