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Episode Info:

It's Halloween, and here are some medieval stories appropriate to the season. This mini episode is about the stories of Walter Map, particularly those ones featuring demons, faeries, and the prisoners of the Wild Hunt.

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Sources:

  • Joynes, Andrew. Medieval Ghost Stories. Boydell, 2006.
  • Map, Walter. De Nugis Curialium, translated by Frederick Tupper & Marburry Bladen Ogle. Chatto & Windus, 1924.
  • Schwieterman, Patrick Joseph. Fairies, Kingship, and the British Past in Walter Map's De Nugis Curialium and Sir Orfeo. UC Berkeley Electronic These and Dissertations, 2010.
  • Smith, Joshua Byron. Walter Map and the Matter of Britain. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. 

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