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Copgrove Mysteries

Little has changed in the Yorkshire village of Copgrove since the Roman legionnaires deserted the nearby fortification of Isurium Brigantum (the village of Aldborough...

Screaming Skulls and Headless Spirits

For thousands of years across many different cultures across the world people have believed that the head or skull has held the soul. Some...

Death Tokens of Wales

On the west coast of North Wales and lying between a mountain range and the sea on the mouth of the river Mawddach, Barmouth...
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Yorkshire Ghost Charm

On the moors just south of Bradford stands High Fernley Hall. Built in 1678, the hall was once far grander, a large mansion that...
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Hand of Glory : The Robber’s Charm

"The dead, shrivell'd hand, as she clasps it with glee And now, with care, The five locks of hair From the skull of the Gentleman dangling up...
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The Brentford Griffin

In 1985, one of the strangest tales to grip London was the alleged sightings of the legendary Brentford Griffin. Brentford is a district in West...
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Search for the Saint’s Hand

(This articles dates from 1997) For six hundred years one of York’s most powerful catholic relics, the hand of the martyred saint, Margaret Clitherow had...
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St Mark’s Vigil

In North Yorkshire and the North West there has been a tradition for countless years surrounding the night of April 24th, also known as...
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The Lantern Man

Marsh gas may have been suspected to be a source of UFO sightings during the 1950’s but in the 1800’s it give rise to...
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Looking for Sancti Rumwoldi

Saint Rumwold (often spelled Rumbold) is a curious saint that beggars belief, however its an interesting tale that has grown and spread across England...