Jack O'Lantern

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Area(s) Reported: Europe: Ireland
Date(s) Reported: Timeless


See also: Angels
, The Devil & his Demons
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Here's some art including this monster! Some might have been sent in by fans or might be historic images of the critters, and some could be my extra monstery doodles... just click on a thumbnail to get a better look!
 
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Sources

  • "An Irish version of the Legend of 'Will-O-the-Wisp'," by C.J. Hamilton, an article in Notes and Queries, No. 186, Saturday, July 21, 1883. Pg. 43-44.
  • Folklore and legends: Ireland, 1891 J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, USA. pg. 5-13.
  • "Ignis Fatuus," by Fernando Sanford, article in The Scientific Monthly, Vol. 9, No. 4, October 1919. pg. 358-365. Online: Click Here!
  • "Jack o' the Lantern," by E.W., article in The Dublin Penny Journal, vol. IV, no. 185, January 16, 1836, P. Dixon Hardy. pg.229-232. Online: Click Here!
  • Northern Mythology, comprising the principal Popular Traditions and Superstitions of Scandinavia, North Germany, and the Netherlands, Vol. II, by Benjamin Thorpe, 1851 Edward Lumley, London, England. pg. 97. Online: Click Here!
  • "Notes on Irish Folklore from Connaught, Collected Chiefly in North Donegal," by J. Cooke, article in Folk-Lore: Transactions of the Folk-Lore Society, Vol. VII, No. III, September 1896. Pg. 299-301. Online: Click Here!
  • On the Ancient British, Roman, and Saxon Antiquities and Folk-Lore of Worcestershire, by Jabez Allies, 1852 J.H. Parker and J. Grainger, London, United Kingdom. Pgs. 409-411. Online: Click Here!

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