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 Dragon of Wantley (i.e. Warncliff, in Yorkshire).Dragon’s Teeth. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dragon’s Hill (Berkshire)
 
is where the legend says St. George killed the dragon. A bare place is shown on the hill, where nothing will grow, and there the blood of the dragon ran out.   1
   In Saxon annals we are told that Cedric, founder of the West Saxon kingdom, slew there Naud, the pendragon, with 5,000 men. This Naud is called Natan-leod, a corruption of Naudan ludh (Naud, the people’s refuge).   2
 


 Dragon of Wantley (i.e. Warncliff, in Yorkshire).Dragon’s Teeth. 

 
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