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  • THE TOWER OF LONDON’S GHOST BEAR

    As you might expect of one of London’s most famous (and bloodiest) historic buildings, the Tower of London has built up a formidable reputation as one of the UK’s most haunted places. However, the unquiet apparitions at this ancient London landmark not only include human visitations such as long-dead monarchs, aristocrats and criminals, but also […]

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  • WELCOME

    Welcome to The History of Ghosts blog, which explores the evolution of ghost sightings and stories, and their changing social and psychological trends through history. This blog examines how tales of ghost encounters through the ages have been shaped by their historical context and contemporary culture, as well as the changing psychology of their exponents. […]