The Templar Knights of Danbury

Danbury is closely related to the Knights Templar and the Saint-Clere (Sinclair) Family, the builders of Roslin Chapel. There is also a reason to...

Stonehenge Solstice from 1874 with Love

We have all seen the photos and footage of revellers at the rise of the sun on the longest day of the year at...
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Frightened to Death – by Ghosts

Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Mitchell may seem fairly unremarkable names, however both of them died of fright after encounters with ghosts. In my book “Real...
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Portrait of a Spring Heeled Jack Hoaxer

Much has been written about the exploits of Spring Heeled Jack's attacks in England. Each time an article appears regarding Jack, the author will...
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Loxley Moorland Mystery

An article found in Sheffield Central Library from 1912 details a mystery that is now two hundred years old. It held a number of...
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Relics of Mary, Queen of Scots

In 1869 Queen Victoria accepted a bequest from the 8th Lord Belhaven which contained various items belonging to Mary Queen of Scots. Using the...
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At last found a ghost!

“Rumour is going about that the Psychical Society has at last found a ghost.” The Society for Psychical Research, one of Britain’s longest running psychical...
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Vampires of the Borders

Scotland and England have very prolific stories of the vampire and that is no different for the towns that are situated on the Scottish/England...

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...
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Royalist Devil of Woodstock

From Woodstock Manor House comes the tale of the “Royalist Devil of Woodstock”, whether the spirit was the devil or an ingenious follower of...