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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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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...

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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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...
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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...
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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...

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...
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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...

Mysterious Moorland Carvings

A mysterious moorland carvings of an Egyptian god is the last thing a rambler would expect to come across whilst exploring the bleak South...
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The Devil’s Arrows

Standing nearly 22 feet in height, the three Bronze age monoliths, The Devil’s Arrows are the tallest standing stones in the United Kingdom apart...