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Da wife wi da bluid red hand


Was the young woman really dead the day she was sealed in her coffin? Mary Blance tells the story of Da wife wi da Bluid Red Hand, a traditional tale from Shetland. This story appears on Spinnin Yarns, a compilation of traditional tales from Shetland.

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