Who Were The Green Children of Woolpit And Where Did They Come From?

Folklore Or Not?

11. Folklore Or Not?

Due to various disagreements in both accounts, ‘The Green Children’ was deemed to be folklore especially since important details seemed to morph with time as the account was passed on orally from person to person.

Some folklorists insist that the tale of The Green Children long existed before Ralph and William jotted it down but there’s not much to espouse their claim.

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