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Scotland. "Weeper"; a bean sidhe.
He's a Leprechaun after he's finished work for the day. Cluricauns raid wine cellars and torture sheep and dogs by riding them like horses in the moonlight. A solitary faery who lives in cellars and likes to drink wine and other spirits. A cross between a leprechaun and a hobgoblin.
(also Koblernigh) They are Welsh mine faeries, similar to Knockers. They are considered good omens since the location of their mining usually precedes the discovery of ore there. About 18 inches high, they dress like miners. Although they are ugly, they are good humored and will knock where rich ores are to be found.
Malignant nature spirits found in Brittany, often associated with phantoms of the dead.
Cu Sith: Scotland. A supernatural green dog.
Wales. A form of bean sidhe. It usually cries or groans before multiple deaths by epidemics or accident.
C. "The Good People", Similar to the Gentry, they were said to be next to heaven at the Fallbut did not fall.
Daoine Sidhe -
Ireland. A name for the faery people.This is the name assumed by the Tuatha de Danann when the Milesians drove them underground. Their King is Finvarra, who to this day hold court in his palace beneath the faerie hill of Knockma. They are skilled chess players, and no human has ever beaten Finvarra in a game. Finvarra is a womanizer, frequently kidnapping human women. The Daoine Sidhe are also quite fond of hurling.
All Celtic countries. Spirits who dwell in trees, oaks in particular. They were contacted by druids and shamans for inspiration.
These are a malicious form of Dwarf from Northern England. They revel in tricking people into dying.
They are short, usually bearded and appear to be very old. Their aged appearance seems to be caused by the fact that they reach maturity at age three. They exist mainly in the mountains of Scandinavia and in mines in Germany. They are sensitive about showing their feet since they are usually deformed in some way. If you are curious of their feet, the only way to get an idea is to put flour, ash, or something of that sort in their path and to look at their footprints. Dwarves can't be above ground during the day since sunlight turns them to stone. Some say they exist as toads during the day and assume their familiar dwarvish form at night.
pronounced "Ech-ooshkya"; They are similar to the Kelpiebut far more dangerous. They inhabit lochs and seas and will eat their victims after tearing them into pieces, except for the liver, which they leave. If they are ridden inland, they are safe to ride, but if they catch the slightest whiff of the sea air...
Wales.They are tiny diaphanous fairies whose queen is Mab. Their food is toadstools and faery butter, a fungus found on the roots of old trees.Their queen is Mab. They are smaller than the Tylwyth Teg.
Scandinavian version of faeries,of two classes, light and dark, like the Seelie and Unseelie. The Danish elves are beautiful from the front, but hollow when seen from behind. The Danish elves also like stealing human foods. Elves are also another name for the Trooping Faeries of Britain. In Scotland the fairy people of human size were often called elves and Faeryland was Elfame; in England it was the smaller Trooping Fay who were called elves, and the name was particularly applied to small faery boys.
The Fachan -
Faeries from the Western Highlands of Scotland.
The earlier name was Fays. the term "faery" now covers Anglo-Saxon elves, the Daoine Sidhe of the Highlands, the Tuatha De Danann of Ireland, the Tylwyth Teg of Wales, the Seelie and Unseelie Courts, the Wee Folk, Good Neighbors, and many more. Fair Family or Fair Folk: The euphemistic name used by the Welsh for the fairies. See Tylwyth Teg.
Fair Family or Fair Folk:
The euphemistic name used by the Welsh for the fairies. See Tylwyth Teg.
Far Darrig, Fear Dearg, Fear Dearc:
Ireland. "Red Man"; a solitary faery who wears a red cap and coat and likes to indulge in gruesome practical jokes. However, some farmers consider it lucky to have him around.
Farisees, or Pharisees:
The Suffolk name for the fairies. The Suffolk children used to be confused between the farisees and the biblical mentions of the Pharises.
The dialect name in Northumberland.
The earlier noun archaic of the word "fairy"; also referred to as the Fatae (three fates).
Ireland. "Man of Hunger"; a solitary fairy who roams the land during famine; he brings good luck to those who give him money or food.
Feeorin: A small fairy that is indicated as being green-coated, generally red-capped, and with the usual fairy traits of love of dancing and music.They are thought to be more or less friendly to humans, and have given warnings to them.
Upper Brittany. Faeries. Fees des Houles (Faeries of the Billows) live in natural caves or grottos in sea cliffs, sea faeries.
Fees are also storm faeries who dress in the colors of the rainbow. They appear in procession before a storm, following a Queen fee who is mounted in a boat made from the nautilus of the southern seas. And the boat is drawn by two crabs.Associated with them are the Fions, a race of dwarfs with swords no bigger than pins.
The Fenoderee -
He is a type of Brownie from the Isle of Man who is large, ugly and hairy. He is enthusiastic about helping the farmers, but isn't all that bright. The Fenoderee once was tricked into trying to fetch water with a sieve. The Fenoderee was at one time a handsome member of the Ferrishyn (the faerie tribe of Man), but he was exiled and his good looks taken when he missed the Autumn festival to court a human girl.
Feriers, or Ferishers:
Another Suffolk name for the fairies.
The usual name for the Shetland and Orcadian fairies.
Isle of Man. Name for the Fary Tribe. A Manx name for the Fairy Tribe; the singular is "ferrish". They are the Trooping Fairies of Man, though there does not seem to be any distinction between them and the Sleih Beggey. They are less aristocratic than the fairies of Ireland and Wales, and they have no named fairy king or queen. They were small, generally described as three feet in height, though sometimes as one foot. They could hear whatever was said out of doors. Every wind stirring carried the sound to their ears, and this made people very careful to speak of them favorably.
The Fates of Upper Brittany.
Fir Darrig -
pronounced "fear dearg"; They like fairly gruesome practical jokes. Be nice to them or you may be on the receiving end of one.
They are Manx stone-throwing giants. They often ravish cattle. Nasty beings, they are...
Fin Bheara (fin-vara)/ Fionnbharr (fyunn-varr) / Findabair (finnavar):
Iraland. The Faery King of Ulster, sometimes called the king of the dead. Although he was married to a faery lady, he still courted beautiful mortal women. Not the same person as the daughter of Aillil and Maeve.
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