Scottish Mythology

Baobhan Sith

Baobhan Sith

Baobhan Sith Pronounced: Buhvan shee Origin: Scotland Baobhan Sith are spirits of the Scottish Highlands. Their name literally means “Fairy ...
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Caointeach

Caointeach

Caointeach - The Keener The Caointeach of the Western Highlands is a Scottish equivalent of Ireland’s Banshee. She is attached ...
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Glaistig

Glaistig

Glaistig - The Green Lady The Glaistig may be a Highland Fairy or a once-mortal woman who has joined them ...
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kelpie

Kelpie

A kelpie is in Scottish folklore, a malevolent water spirit believed to inhabit every lake and stream, and a Death ...
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Nicnevin

Nicnevin

Nicnevin - The Bone Mother Nicnevin, Scottish witch goddess, can transform water into rocks and sea into dry land. Her ...
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Scatach

Scatach

Scatach Origin: Scotland Scatach is a warrior goddess who appears in the Irish epic, the Ulster Cycle. She runs a ...
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Seelie court and Unseelie court

Seelie court and Unseelie court

In Scottish folklore, the seelie court and unseelie court are the two groups of the fairy folk. The seelie is ...
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Spunkie

Spunkie

A spunkie is in Scottish lore, a Goblin or trickster ghost similar to the Kelpie. The spunkie, which resides in the ...
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Urisk

Urisk

The Urisk is a water spirit, variously classified as a Fairy or Elf. He haunts lonely ponds, springs, and waterfalls ...
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Washers at the Ford

Washers at the Ford

Washers at the Ford Origin: British Isles The Washers at the Ford are death spirits, harbingers of doom, now often ...
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