St Nicholas and the story of the three schoolboys murdered by an inn-keeper and stashed in a pickling cask — Roger Pearse


Saints’ Lives are a form of folk story. These circulated widely in the middle ages, sometimes as ballads or plays, and they gained additional material from the need to tell a good story. 1,771 more words

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