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Index.

517

Blackbird : in folktale, Ireland, 435

Black duck : phratry and totem of Wiraidjuri tribe, 246

Blaiman, son of Apple, tale of, 172

Blathnath, wife of Curoi, 334, 336

Bleeding, amulet against, Spain, 469 {.plate)

Blindfolding customs : Wales, 275

Blind man's buff, 274-5 5 Wales, 275

Blodeuwedd, tale of, 31 1-2

Blood : in casting lots, Scandinavian temples, 414 ; drawing implies be- trothal, Ireland, 114; revival by, in folktales, India, 503 ; sprinkled on temple walls and people, Scandi- navia, 414, 417, 420

Blue : Anbechtach Glas, 34

Boar, see Pig

Boconnoc : oak in sympathy with king, 324

Bodhb Derg, son of the Daghda, 170

Boghmuin, fostermother of Finn, 428

Bohemia : [see also Jicin ; Lopas ; Nitran ; Pilsen ; Prague ; Slovenes; a7id Vlasim) ; cat buried in corn- field &c., Christmas Eve, 277 ; harvest custom, 276

Bohoet, King, see King Bohoet

Boinne, see Boyne

Bone amulets for teething, Spain, 456, 464-5, 471 [plates)

Bones, human : built into prison of Manawyddan, Gower, 142 ; as sorcerer's sash &c. , Tibet, 3 ; as trumpet, Tibet, 3

Bonfires, see Fire

Books presented to Folk-Lore Society, 2, 9

Boomerang : suggested in Jataka story, 501

Borneo, see Dyaks

Borrisokane : the ' Big Bell Tree,' ()T,

Bower, H. M., The Ceri of Gubbio, 9

Boy Bishop, the, 383

Boyne river : burst from sacred well, 31 ; fish eaten by Irish king, 162 ; fore-arm of Nuada's wife, 31, 45

Bradgate Hall, home of Lady Jane Grey, 323

Bran, the voyager, 144-5, 155- i58-9> 163, 166, 169, 309, 320, 326, 333,

343, 431 Brandenburg, see Liepe Bran wen, daughter of Llyr, tale of, 309 Brauthahn custom, 280-2, 284 Brazil : folktales, 256 ; wood-god

back -footed, 131, 135

Brefney : king in story of shield of Hugh son of Duach, 70

Breg Leith, fairy mound of, 67

Bres, chief of Fomore, 29, 33, 45-6, 324> 326

Bretagne : [see also Redon) ; ballad, 313-4 ; doves and oaks, 327 ; robin, beliefs about, 447

Bridal customs and beliefs, see Mar- riage customs and beliefs

Brigantians : oak coffin, 321

Brigit, Irish goddess, 325-6

Bri-Leith : heath-fruit eaten by Irish king, 162

Bristol : mistletoe carved on tomb, 323 ; string tricks, 353, 356, 367, 373

Bri the wizard, 161

British Central Africa : moa, 48 1

British Columbia : folktale, 133

British Guiana, see Essequibo Indians

Brittany, see Bretagne

Broad Sound, see Kuinmurbura tribe

Broom : maid formed from blossoms of, Wales, 31 1-2

Brosnach river : cresses eaten by Irish king, 162

Brugh na Boinn : in Colloquy with the Ancients, 170 ; in tale of Diarmuid and Grainne, 441

Buan, King, see King Euan

Buckinghamshire, see Woburn

Buddhism : Jatakas, 13-4, 498-501 ; Tibet, 3

Buffalo, Indian : as scapegoat in Dus- serah festival, India, 269, 274

Bukowina, see Huculs

Bulgaria : goat or sheep as marriage gift, 283 ; " The Shades of the Bal- kans," by Miss M. E. Durham, 113

Bull : [see also Cattle) ; head worn in annual marriage of Dionysus, Athens, 379; sacrificed at cutting of mistle- toe, Gauls, 33-4, after holmgang, Iceland, 407-8, and on St Maree's day, Ross-shire, 333 ; shape-shifting into, Iceland, 422 ; white, sacrificed, Ireland, 34

Bullfighters' amulets, Spain, 458-9

Bull-roarer : churinga, Australia, 490

Burial customs and beliefs, see Death and funeral customs and beliefs

Burne, Miss C. S.: Does the Folk- Lore Society exist for the Study of Early Institutions?, 233-5; review by : — Anthropos : Internationale Zeitschrift fiir Vblker-tt- Sprachen- kunde, 256