Long before Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, there reigned in the eastern part of England a king who kept his Court at Colchester.
Category: English Fairy Tales
English Fairy Tales – English Folktales.
The book features 43 English folktales.
Author: Joseph Jacobs
Publisher: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, London
A girl once went to the fair to hire herself for servant. At last a funny-looking old gentleman engaged her, and took her home to his house.
Once upon a time, and a very good time it was, though it wasn’t in my time, nor in your time, nor any one else’s time, there was a girl whose mother had died,
Dame Goody was a nurse that looked after sick people, and minded babies. One night she was woke up at midnight, and when she went downstairs,
A lad named Jack was once so unhappy at home through his father’s ill- treatment, that he made up his mind to run away and seek his fortune in the wide world.