Moyra Caldecott

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Moyra Caldecott
Born (1927-06-01)1 June 1927
Pretoria, South Africa
Died 23 May 2015(2015-05-23) (aged 87)
Bath, England
Occupation Author
Genre Fantasy and Historical fiction
Spouse Oliver Caldecott

Moyra Caldecott (1 June 1927 - 23 May 2015)[1] was a British author of historical fiction, fantasy, science fiction and non-fiction. Her works include "Guardians of the Tall Stones" and The Egyptian Sequence.

Moyra Caldecott was born in Pretoria, South Africa, and moved to London in 1951. She married Oliver Caldecott and raised three children. She had degrees in English and Philosophy and an M.A. in English Literature.

In 2000, Moyra Caldecott became one of the earliest proponents of commercial e-books, when she contracted with Mushroom eBooks to re-publish most of her titles in electronic formats.



Myths and legends[edit]

  • Twins of the Tylwyth Teg (retells a tale from Celtic folklore)
  • Taliesin and Avagddu (retells a tale from the Mabinogion)
  • Bran, Son of Llyr (retells a tale from the Mabinogion)
  • Three Celtic Tales (collected edition of the three stories above) Paperback and eBook ISBN 978-1-84319-548-1
  • The Green Lady and the King of Shadows (Glastonbury legends) Paperback and eBook ISBN 978-1-84319-450-7
  • Crystal Legends (the lore and legend of crystals and crystal healing) Paperback and eBook ISBN 978-1-84319-326-5
  • Women in Celtic Myth (tales of extraordinary women from the ancient Celtic tradition)
  • Myths of the Sacred Tree (tree myths and legends from around the world)
  • Mythical Journeys: Legendary Quests (the spiritual search - traditional stories from world mythology) Paperback and eBook ISBN 978-1-84319-523-8




  1. ^ Kevan Manwaring, "Moyra Caldecott obituary", The Guardian, 8 June 2005.

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