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The Laidly Worm of Spindleston Heugh

Bamburgh, Northumberland, England (map) Dated: 547 - 560
What would you would be willing to do to help, if a member of your family was in trouble? Well, hopefully you will never be called on to do anything quite as revolting as the challenge faced by one young Saxon prince.

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Name: Jim Herbert 9th March 2014
Lovely site. Tiny quibble. The image of the castle looks far more like nearby Holy Island castle than Bamburgh which is a lot bigger (but of course would have been wooden at the time this tale is set).
Sorry for being a pedant. :-)
Name: Louis Bennett 22nd October 2013
wow
Name: Aimee 15th April 2013
We loved the story, especially the pictures and the animation. We liked it when the girl changed back.
No one wants to go and kiss a toad!
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