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The Scottish Legend


By Walter Traill Dennison

Notes by Rachel Louise Lawrence


“The King’s daughter, the Princess Gemdelovely must be given to the Stoorworm.”

Assipattle and the Mester Stoorworm relates the tale of a Kingdom besieged by a gigantic sea-serpent and the battle between Assipattle, a most unlikely hero, and the Stoorworm, as Assipattle seeks to save Gemdelovely, the daughter of the King.

This edition is the original Orkney tale as recorded by Walter Traill Dennison. It also includes up-to-date language notes by Rachel Louise Lawrence.


[Folklore Type: ATU-300

(The Dragon Slayer)]


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Print Length: 31 pages

Publisher: Blackdown Publications

Publication Date: 06 January 2015