Thursday, April 26, 2012

Whist Hounds

Whist hounds are ghostly hounds.  They are believed to be a form of wild hunters led by the devil. But their leader and chief is in fact Sir Francis Drake.  Whist hounds are also known as Head-less hounds and/or wish hounds.

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  1. I am guessing they are not to be owned and hopefully not experienced.
    ~Naila Moon

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  2. Oooh, I love this image! I've never heard of whist hounds before.

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  3. wow they sound pretty scary to say the least!

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    1. They are on my list of 'I never want to meet these creatures' list. .

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  4. You'll have to explain the Sir Francis Drake bit... he comes from down my way, and I'm sure I've never heard about ghost hounds!

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    1. I think I might make it a whole post for later.

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  5. Oooh, that sounds fascinating. I'm going to have to learn more about these.

    Erin

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