Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Cosquin, Emmanuel (b. 1841), a French student of folk-lore. He was born, educated, and lived at Vitry-le-Francois, in the department of the Marne. He has written much in Catholic papers and magazines. His contribution to folk-lore has been the publication of Popular Tales of Lorraine (2 vols., 1886), and his theory is that most of such stories have been brought in much their present form from India within the historic period.