Why I believe in the story of ‘Old Stinker’ the Hull Werewolf | Open Graves, Open Minds

Sabine Baring-Gould claims that ‘English folklore is singularly barren of werewolf stories , the reason being that wolves had been extirpated from England under the Anglo Saxon kings, and therefore ceased to be the object of dread to the people’ (Book of Werewolves, 1867, p. 77).

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