Also known as Long Lankin
- European (culture)
- Domestic (attribute)
- Undead (attribute)
- Deadly (behaviour)
- Vampires (common type)
This was a demonic creature that would creep into the houses of little children slept and poke them until he awoke and cried. They would keep doing this until the mother came to comfort them. Then it would slice the mother, draining her blood. Stories of the Lamminkin was used in Scotland to scare naughty children.
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