About this book
If you've ever wondered about the origin of British folklore and legends, such as Sweeney Todd and Springheeled Jack, you can find out all about them in this comprehensive guide.
Where can you find the 'Devil's footprints'? What happened at the 'hangman's stone'? Did Sweeney Todd, the demon barber of Fleet Street, ever really exist? Where was King Arthur laid to rest? Bringing together tales of hauntings, highwaymen, family curses and lovers' leaps, this guide takes you on a journey through England's legendary past.