Spindle-Stone Heugh… Stuart France

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And so to Bamburgh castle, the king a new wife did bring.

But his queen took an instant dislike to her husband’s daughter, Margaret,

And transformed her into a Laidly Worm which coiled itself about a Great Stone,

And laid waste the land for seven miles around.

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Daily, the milk of seven cows was brought the worm but all to no avail,

For the enchantment could only be lifted by Childy Wynd,

Margaret’s brother, and he lived far away over the sea.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She has written a number of books, both alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com
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4 Responses to Spindle-Stone Heugh… Stuart France

  1. WordPress is at it again. They have someone unsubscribed me from The Silent Eye site, as well as Stuart’s blog, and who knows how many others… My “likes” aren’t going through and I can’t seem to resubscribe because they are saying my email is not valid. Crazy! Any ideas? I’m suspecting it’s because my computer got a complete overhaul last weekend and a new hard drive…

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