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The Gaelic Maundeville (Author: John Maundeville)

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Of the Valley Perilous

Some distance from that, hard by the river Phison, between two hills is a vale four miles in length and named the Vale of the Devils. And it is forever full of storm and exceeding horror, so that oftentimes (?) by great noise it shall be manifest to men that it is full of trumpets and horns and tabors a-sounding


there together. That vale is all full of devils, and men say that it is one of the gates of hell. And many Christians and other men have gone through it because of the greatness (of the treasure contained therein), and nothing has been heard of thence27 from that to this.