Anne Jefferies and the fairies and other Cornishfairy tales

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Published by Oakmagic Publications in Penzance .

Written in English

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  • Jefferies, Anne, -- b. 1626.,
  • Fairies -- England -- Cornwall (County),
  • Folklore -- England -- Cornwall (County)

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Book details

Statementedited by Kelvin I. Jones.
ContributionsJones, Kelvin I.
The Physical Object
Pagination38p. ;
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22236204M
ISBN 101901163059

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Sep 23,  · ANNE JEFFERIES was the daughter of a poor labouring man, who lived in the parish of St Teath. She was born inand is supposed to have died in When she was nineteen years old, Anne, who was a remarkably sharp and clever girl, went to live as a.

Writing of the Anne Jefferies tale in her Dictionary of Fairies, eminent folklorist Katherine Briggs remarks on the similarities between Anne’s diminutive fairies and the fairies of late 16th / 17th century literature, including Shakespeare (especially A Midsummer Night’s.

Anne Jefferies and the Fairies. A well documented and peculiar folktale involving a human’s alleged dealings with fairies, which was also widely publicised at the time, is that of Anne Jefferies of St Teath, Cornwall, England.

The sources for the events in this particular fairy tale are a March letter in the Clarendon Manuscripts. ***** Ann Jefferies: Taken by the Fairies One of the most celebrated encounters between a human being and the fairies took place in Cornwall in Anne Jefferies, the daughter of a poor labourer, was born in the parish of St.

Teath in December Anne Jefferies' Story Anne Jefferies was nineteen, when she went into service in with the wealthy Pitt family on their country estate near St Teath.

A Anne Jefferies and the fairies book of what happened to her is contained in a letter, datedfrom Moses Pitt to the Right Reverend Dr. Edward Fowler, Bishop of Gloucester. Anne was clever and mischievous, she shocked the neighbours with her brazenness.

She was also highly imaginative and whereas everybody in those days believed in the existence of fairies, Anne decided to find a fairy man for herself. Every afternoon, after she had. Anne Jefferies’ Story. Anne Jefferies was nineteen, when she went into service in with the wealthy Pitt family on their country estate near St Teath.

A description of what happened to her is contained in a letter, datedfrom Moses Pitt to the Right Reverend Dr. Edward Fowler, Bishop of Gloucester. Anne Jefferies and the Fairies by Kelvin I. Jones,Oakmagic Publications edition, in EnglishPages: Anne Jefferies and the Fairies Book ID: Title: Anne Jefferies and the Fairies Author: 'Jones, Kelvin' ISBN number: Publisher name: Oakmagic Publications Place of publication: Penzance, Cornwall, UK Edition number: Ist edition Book type: booklet First edition date: Pages: 38 Dewey decimal number: JON Dust.

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