|Also Known As||Bloedkoesj, Bloedkaros, Bikaros|
|Natural Habitat||Cities, Villages, Nighttime|
Alternatively, one spoke of a beautifully ornamented carriage of wealthy descent, pulled by four horses. Inside the carriage sat a rich lady, who lured the children inside, promising them candy, and that they might play with her daughter at the castle. Kids who couldn't be fooled, where dragged in there by force. As one might suspect, none of her promises came true. The lady brought them to a big castle where she proceeded to cut off their toes, in order to prepare a bloody bath for a sick king whose only cure was for him was to bath in the blood of children younger than 7 years old.
- ↑ http://hkhaaltert.be/data/Tijdschrift/2010/Haaltert%20Heemkring%20tijdschrift%202011%20nr2.pdf
- ↑ http://www.volksverhalenbank.be/mzoeken/zoeken_Detail.php?ID=36340
- ↑ http://oilsjtgoistadvanmendroeimen.skynetblogs.be/archive/2015/01/24/de-bloedkoesj-8371123.html
- ↑ https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bloedkoets
- ↑ http://naverteldia.weebly.com/blog/den-bikaros-verzinsel-oud-volksverhaal-of-realiteit