Tregeagle

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Tregeagle

condemned to bail out Dozmary Pool with leaky shell. [Br. Legend: Brewer Dictionary, 1099]
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A number of poems draw on Icelandic and Norse myths ('Asgard' and 'Ginningagap'), and there is a poem about the evil Cornishman, Jan Tregeagle (who earlier inspired Charles Causley).