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Black Annis

Black Annis

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Black Annis

Black Annis

Books Appears In / Mentioned In Edit

2. A Local Habitation (2009)

Race Edit

Firstborn

Parentage Edit

Meave and Oberon

Biography (defined) Edit

Black Annis is one of the Firstborn by Oberon and Maeve—King and Queen of Faerie. She is sister to Luidaeg, First of the Firstborn and Gentle Annie

History Edit

✬ From Luidaeg's memory:

"She and her sisters were goddesses then, she and Black Annis and Gentle Annie, tending the younger children, roaming the bogs and rivers of the world. Maeve’s Firstborn, pulled from her in blood and screaming while Oberon walked far, far away. But they died one by one at the hands of men and fae, by iron and ash and rowan and fire they died, until the Luidaeg was the last, running, always running, called monster and demon because her blood was so much older and wilder than their own." [1]

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Character Connections Edit

Name Connection What About
Maeve and Oberon parents King and Queens of Faerie
Luidaeg sister Oldest of the Firstborn
Gentle Annie sister

Black Annis Mythology~Folklore Edit

Black Annis, also known as Black Agnes, is a bogeyman figure in English folklore. She is imagined as a blue-faced crone or witch with iron claws and a taste for humans (especially children). She is said to haunt the countryside of Leicestershire, living in a cave in the Dane Hills, with an oak tree at its entrance.

She supposedly goes out onto the glens at night looking for unsuspecting children and lambs to eat, then tanning their skins by hanging them on a tree, before wearing them around her waist. She would reach inside houses to snatch people. Legend has it that she used her iron claws to dig into the side of a sandstone cliff, making herself a home there which is known as Black Annis's Bower. ~ Black Annis by Francisco Vargas

Events in the Series (Spoilers) Edit

(Use the book title at the opening of each paragraph as a "Spoiler Warning" — The purpose for this area is to be able to find things in a given book once you are past the book and can't recall things, and need to know where to look.)

✥ In A Local Habitation,

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Book References Edit

  1. Rosemary and Rue, ch. 23

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