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White Quartz

In the Isle of Man, white quartz pebbles were put into Bronze Age graves and this continued up to the 17th century. If rubbed together, even under water, they give out a luminous glow, which may account for their sepulchral

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The White Lady of Glencrutchery

Glencrutchery, in the parish of Conchan on the Isle of Man, is the site of a Keeill and Burial Ground. Graves have been found and traces of cremation, showing that as in other instances, the Keeill was set on the

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Cairns on the Rheast by Druidale

There are three cairns, the top two are very obvious with their quartz stones on top, but there is a third lower cairn which is just a green patch. The top one was excavated and revealed a burial urn which

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5th Century Mann

We know that at the time of the Roman invasion the whole of the British Isles was occupied by three distinct races; first, that pre-Aryan race, usually called Iberian, whose presence in our Island for a period of unknown length

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Black Foreigners & Fair Strangers

In Viking times, the Danes were called ‘DHOO-GAEL’, that is black foreigners, while the Norwegians were called ‘FIN-GAEL,’ fair strangers. It has usually been supposed that this was a distinction made on account of a difference in complexion and colour

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Druids on the Isle of Man

Were there ever Druids on the Isle of Man? I have often been asked this question in the Island but I did not expect to be able to produce a definite fact so soon to show that Man had her

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