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Also known as: Dullohan, Dallahan. Many of the phantoms that wander through the Celtic Isles may seem to do so blindly, as they appear devoid of heads. Some of these have been identified apparently as figures of some social standing, such as the unfortunate Queen Anne Boleyn, yet others have a more lowly etiquette. Such an example is the Headless Ghost of Longridge, Lancashire (who may actually have been a Shape-Shifting Bogey rather than a true Phantom).

Also known as: Dullohan, Dallahan. Many of the phantoms that wander through the Celtic Isles may seem to do so blindly, as they appear devoid of heads. Some of these have been identified apparently as figures of some social standing, such as the unfortunate Queen Anne Boleyn, yet others have a more lowly etiquette. Such an example is the Headless Ghost of Longridge, Lancashire (who may actually have been a Shape-Shifting Bogey rather than a true Phantom).

The Stag- Will Worthington art prints

The Stag- Will Worthington art prints

The Brollachan, (love that word!) a Scottish mythical creature said to take the shape of what you most fear. Has no true form.

The Brollachan, (love that word!) a Scottish mythical creature said to take the shape of what you most fear. Has no true form.

Bean Nighe - “Washer Woman”  Similar to the Banshee, the Bean Nighe is an omen of death in Scottish Folklore. he Bean Nighe are often seen washing the cloths...

Bean Nighe - “Washer Woman” Similar to the Banshee, the Bean Nighe is an omen of death in Scottish Folklore. he Bean Nighe are often seen washing the cloths...

Cormac mac Airt (son of Art), was, according to medieval Irish legend and historical tradition, a High King of Ireland. He is probably the most famous of the ancient High Kings, and may have been an authentic historical figure, and his reign is variously dated as early as the 2nd century and as late as the 4th. He is said to have ruled from Tara, the seat of the High Kings of Ireland, for forty years, and under his rule Tara flourished. He was famous for his wise, true, and generous…

Cormac mac Airt (son of Art), was, according to medieval Irish legend and historical tradition, a High King of Ireland. He is probably the most famous of the ancient High Kings, and may have been an authentic historical figure, and his reign is variously dated as early as the 2nd century and as late as the 4th. He is said to have ruled from Tara, the seat of the High Kings of Ireland, for forty years, and under his rule Tara flourished. He was famous for his wise, true, and generous…

In Irish and Scottish mythology, Cailleach is a divine hag, a creatrix, and possibly an ancestral deity or deified ancestor. The word Cailleach means 'hag' in modern Scottish Gaelic, and has been applied to numerous mythological figures in Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man.

In Irish and Scottish mythology, Cailleach is a divine hag, a creatrix, and possibly an ancestral deity or deified ancestor. The word Cailleach means 'hag' in modern Scottish Gaelic, and has been applied to numerous mythological figures in Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man.

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The Celtic hero Cu Chulainn had divine blood in that he was the son of the god Lugh. Cu Chulainn slew a man in battle. This man’s children grew up and took revenge on the hero by hunting him down and spearing him with magical spears.

The Celtic hero Cu Chulainn had divine blood in that he was the son of the god Lugh. Cu Chulainn slew a man in battle. This man’s children grew up and took revenge on the hero by hunting him down and spearing him with magical spears.

Nachzehrer- German myth: a vampire that does not just consume blood but that also eats corpses. It is created after a suicide and accidental death. It devours its family members upon waking. It has a tendency to eat its own body. It is destroyed by placing a coin in it's mouth before decapitating it.

Nachzehrer- German myth: a vampire that does not just consume blood but that also eats corpses. It is created after a suicide and accidental death. It devours its family members upon waking. It has a tendency to eat its own body. It is destroyed by placing a coin in it's mouth before decapitating it.

Danu (or Anu), Mother of the Tuatha de Danaan

Danu (or Anu), Mother of the Tuatha de Danaan

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