We must not here omit to mention that the Germans, along with the French romances, early adopted the name of the fes.
But, in popular superstition, if not in Perrault's tales, the fes had many other attributes.
festal, fes′tal, adj. pertaining to a feast or holiday: joyous: gay.
He asked to speak to fes alone a minute, and later I helped fes do what he told him.
As a rule, the fes of Upper Brittany are described in legend as young and very beautiful.
Robert: Bonnes fes qui entourent et qui mempchent de vous rejoindre.
These last, already half-fallen, were sent to the earth for a time, and became the fes.
It was thought that the fes were spirits who came to predict some unexpected event in the family.
This was also the great house of the thousand soldiers, and the place where the fes or triennial assemblies were held.
In the Cornouailles, on the contrary, it is said that the fes were very evilly disposed, that they were demons.