- a region in NW England in Lancashire between the Wyre and Ribble estuaries
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Rigby, hearing of this, summoned Captain Pateson from the Fylde, and called for volunteers to accompany him.
At first the troops seemed to have come from South Lancashire, those from the Fylde being called up at the end of a fortnight.
Sometimes they even ventured further afield into the Fylde country.
In parts of Lancashire, especially in the Fylde, these traces of a heathen cult still linger.
There is a singular custom still kept up at Great Marton, in the Fylde district, on this day.