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

Taken Into Refuge

3. Taken Into Refuge

Eventually, the harvesters sought refuge for the children, and they were taken under the custody of a knight; Sir Richard of Caine who lived in a manor in Wyke, a ward in present-day West Yorkshire.

He was responsible for the welfare in East Anglia and twisted renditions of the story say that he took care of the Lamprey children, as a reference to the green children.

Suspicions of the green children led to conspiracy theories of them being Lamprey’s; a creature that looked like a faceless green serpent that lived in a time vortex.

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