Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal · 44 Sales



Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal 44 Sales On Etsy since 2010

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Anonymous on Aug 24, 2013

1 out of 5 stars

never received item

Anonymous on Jun 20, 2013

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful! Arrived perfectly and my husband loved it! Reminds him of Portugal :)

Anonymous on Jun 10, 2013

1 out of 5 stars

Item never arrived. After attempted communication for 1 month, store owner gave refund and indicated he was out of town and never shipped it. When I ask that he go ahead and ship it, he never responded. I then reordered the item on etsy and still have not heard a word. Awaiting my second refund. Don't make my mistake, order from another store if you ever want to see the item.

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"... As surely as I am innocent, will that cock crow if I am hanged!" There was an outburst of laughter and comments..."

According to this legend, the inhabitants were very perturbed by a crime of which it had not been possible to discover the author.

One day, however, there appeared a man from Galicia who was suspected of having committed it. He was arrested and, notwithstanding his protestations of innocence, nobody believed him, when he said that he was on his way to S. Tiago de Compostela to fulfil a vow; that
he was a fervent devotee of that Saint who in Compostela was venerated on a par with St Paul and Our Lady. And so he was condemned to be hanged.

But before the execution, he asked to be taken to the presence of the judge who had pronounced the sentence. His request was granted, and they took him to the house of the magistrate, who was dining with some friends. The Galician once again protested his innocence, and to the amazement of those present pointed to a roast chicken on the table and exclaimed.- «As surely as i am innocent will that cock crow if l am hanged!» There was an outburst of laughter and comments, but in the end nobody touched the cock.

And what seemed impossible actually happened. When the pilgrim was being hanged, the cock stood up on the table and crowed. No one any longer douhted the innocence of the condemned man. The judge rushed to the gallows and horrified saw the wretched man with the rope round his neck, but the knot was caught and thus prevented him from being strangled.

He was immediately released and sent on his way in peace.

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Last updated on November 1, 2011
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