Sunday, May 31, 2009

Guytrash

Guytrash is a demonic spirit, usually in the shape of an animal such as a black dog, that is said to haunt roads in the Northern parts of England.

Appearance: A large black dog, horse, or mule with eyes the appearance of burning coals.

Lore: The Guytrash delights in making people become lost, though in some legends the Guytrash is said to help other people find their way.

The oldest reference to the Guytrash appears in Charlotte Bronte's, Jane Eyre.

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