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Herne the Hunter by verreaux Herne the Hunter by verreaux
Fantasma ecuestre del folclore ingles, Segun la leyenda, Herne era un cazador al servicio de Ricardo II en los bosques de Windsor, que fue fatalmente herido por un ciervo al salvar a su señor, un mago sano a Herne y le coloco las astas del ciervo en la cabeza, a cambio Herne tuvo que dar a cambio sus habilidades como cazador, despues se dice los demas cazadores celosos inculparon a Herne como ladron y perdio el favor del rey o la perdida de sus habilidades lo sumio en la depresion en ambos casos Herne fue encontrado colgado bajo un roble en los bosques, desde entonces se le ve en los bosques de Windsor ya sea bajo el roble donde murio o lo mas comun cabalgando en un corcel espectral, acompañado por sabuesos fantasmas y buhos cornudos, tambien lo llegan a acompañar otros cazadores espectrales (se dice que los mismos que lo inculparon, ahora cumpliendo su castigo) o las almas de aquellos a quienes a capturado.

Equestrian ghost of english folklore, according to the legend he was a huntsman at the service of the king Richard II in the windsor forest, he was fatally wounded by a hart, when i save the kings life from an attack, a wizard brought him back to health using his magical powers, which entailed tying the dead animal's antlers on Herne's head, in return, however, Herne had to give up his hunting skills, after that others of the king huntsmen framed him as a thief and he lost the favour of the king or he fall in depression after loss his skills in both cases he was found hanged in a lone oak tree, since then he as been seen in the windsor forest under the tree where he was found or more comonly riding in a spectral horse accompanied by ghost hounds and horned owls also for other by other wild huntsmen and the captured souls of those he has encountered on his journey
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wintersmagic Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
fabulous depiction of the legend
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verreaux Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks
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wintersmagic Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
My pleasure :heart:
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EmptyWind Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
no había oido la leyenda, pero he visto una pintura de esto alguna ves, del siglo XIX
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necronocimon Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
ah magnifica leyenda!!!!
y el dibujo muy bueno...me latio el buho!!!!
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HareTrinity Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Don't think I've heard this tale before, nice pic and thanks for sharing the story too!
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verreaux Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
your welcome
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