Classification

  • Changelings: Changelings are a special topicFairies are known to target and take children to the Otherworld. They are known to value beauty in their targets, and particularly go after boys. If they cannot lure them in they may simply kidnap them. In Ireland it was sometimes custom to dress boys up as girls to make them less likely to be targeted. The Erl-King and the older Danish tale Elveskud reflect changeling myth.[4]
  • Fairy Societies

    Fairy Races, Ethnicities and Types

    Prominent Fairies

    General

    Tuatha De Danaan

    The Tuatha De Danaan are considered the "old gods" of Ireland and retreated to live with the Sidhe after the Milesians starting conquering Ireland. Some have become fairies. I am listing all of the ones I know of whether they are fae or not.

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