The Perry Dancers

In the Suffolk area, the name for the northern lights (aurora borealis), which were thought to be dancing fairies in the summer night's sky.



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  • Rose, Carol. (1998). Spirits, Fairies, Leprechauns, and Goblins: An Encyclopedia. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.