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Phantom Cannons of Hull

While researching unrelated books and articles, I often uncovered strange articles or incidents buried within old literature. During one of many visits to the...
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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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Hobthrush – Naked Goblins!

“Hobthrust: a good natured goblin, who assists servant maids in their early morning work, but in a state of nudity….” Glossary of Words, English...
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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...

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...
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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...

Who Killed the King?

At 7 o’clock on the evening of August 2nd 1100, the King of England William II, nicked named “Rufus” because of his red hair...

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...

Hickleton Skulls

The Hickleton Skulls, sadly missing the third after a theftHickleton on the outskirts of Doncaster is a pretty village that once stood as an...

Repton School Ghosts and Folklore

Despite their macabre associations, churchyards are not normally more liable to ghosts than anywhere else, for in normal circumstances churchyards are simply resting places...