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CONTENTS.

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INTRODUCTION
Our BRITISH ANCESTORS : WHO AND WHAT WERE THEY?

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Tue TUMULUS OF WINDMILL TUMP AT RODMARTON, Glou-
CESTERSHIRE

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APPENDIX I.-The Identification of Local Names of Places

in Britain with the Mythology of the Celto-Britons 229
APPENDIX II.-A List of Rivers in Britain, apparently ex-

hibiting in their names their connection with the My-
thology of the Celtic Britons

321
APPENDIX III.-The Identification of the Names of the

Mountains in Britain with the Mythology of the Celto-
Britons

332
Names of the Sun

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Names of the Moon

339
APPENDIX IV.—Terminals of Places in Britain having an
Hebræo-Celtic origin

341
APPENDIX V.-British Customs derived from the East, still,

or until recently, observed in this Country :—Gavel Kind
and Borough English-Throwing the Shoe at Wed-
ings- April Fools—The May-pole— The Wassail Bowl
-Passing the Bottle to the Left Hand—The Origin of
the Honeymoon-Bowing to the New Moon-Strewing
the Graves with Flowers-Bowing and Worshipping
towards the East-Burying towards the East-Cocayne

- Children passing through the Fire to Moloch-Join-
ing the Right Hands in Marriage, and giving of a Ring
–Wedding Cake-Tanism-Decking the Churches and
Houses with Evergreens at Christmas

319-537
APPENDIX VI.—A Glossary of English Words apparently

-judging by sound and sense-derived from the He-
brew, Chaldee, or Syriac

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APPENDIX VII.-Celto-British Words traceable in the pre-

sent Language of this Island
APPENDIX VIII.-On British Names remaining still in Bri-

tain
ADDITIONAL NOTES AND CORRECTIONS which have occurred

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during the progress of this Work
AUTHORS consulted and referred to in this Work

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