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" I'm dead." Bede's-Well .— About a mile to the west of Jarrow (near Newcastle-uponTyne), there is a well still called Bede's Well, to which, as late as the year 1740, it was a prevailing custom to bring children troubled with any disease or infirmity... "
The Local Historian's Table Book ... - Página 26
por Moses Aaron Richardson - 1841
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Folklore Society (Great Britain) - 1907
...Northumberland, where it is reported St. Bede was born, there is a well which bears his name. As late as 1740 it was a prevailing custom to bring children troubled with any disease or infirmity to be dipped in the well. Between each dipping a crooked pin was thrown into the water.3 Many children's...
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Archaeologia Aeliana, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity, Volumen8

1880
...Superstitions," by the Hev. Alexander Mac.fjre.gor, was a prevailing custom to bring children troubled with any infirmity; a crooked pin was put in, and the well laved dry between each dipping. Twenty children were brought together on a Sunday to be dipped in this well, and at Midsummer Eve there was a great...
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