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Ghosts Of Great Britain

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  • Mabel Bradshagh (1274 - 1348)
    Sometimes written as Mabella. From Hugh de Haigh, probably Hugh le Norreys, paid 3 marks in 1193–4 for having the king's good will. Richard de Orrell granted land in Haigh to Cockersand Abbey i...
  • Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury (1118 - 1170)
    He was assassinated by four knights, Reginald fitzUrse, Hugh de Morville, William de Tracy, and Richard le Breton (supposedly on orders of Henry II king of England) Murdered in his cathedral by sword...
  • Lilias Drummond (1580 - 1601)
    "The Green Lady" of Fyvie Castle.Turriff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland The best-known spectre here is that of the “Green Lady”, Dame Lilias Drummond, wife of the Alexander Seton, owner of the Castle in th...
  • Alexander Stewart, 1st Earl of Buchan (1343 - 1394)
    Alexander Stewart , Alasdair Mór mac an Rígh , and called the Wolf of Badenoch (1343 – 20 June 1405), was the fourth son of King Robert II of Scotland and also the youngest by his first wife, Elizabeth...
  • John Leith of 3rd Laird Leith Hall (1731 - 1763)
    One Leith family member who most certainly does haunt Leith Hall is John Leith, the 3rd Laird . At the age of twenty five he married Hariott Steuart of Auchlunchart, and set about turning Leith Hall in...

Scope of Project

This project identifies the tragic and terrifying spirits who haunt locations in Great Britain.

Ghostly Spirits

Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, Tower of London, London, UK

Ann Boleyn, Hampton Court Palace, Tower of London, UK

Dame Lilias Drummond, "The Green Lady" of Fyvie Castle, Turriff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

Janet Douglas, Lady Glamis, "The Grey Lady" of Glamis Castle, Scotland, UK

Lady Jane Grey, Tower of London, London, UK

Catherine Howard, Hampton Court Palace, London, UK

John Leith, the 3rd Laird, Leith Hall, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK

Jane Seymour, Hampton Court Palace, London, UK

Alexander Stewart, 1st Earl of Buchan, Spynie Palace, Elgin, Moray, Scotland, UK

Dorothy Walpole, the Brown Lady of Raynham Hall, Norfolk, England