Grim and Grewsome

Supplying Dead Ringers

Supplying Dead Ringers Wax effigies, fake or substitute corpses used by criminals.

Miss Neas’s Bones of Contention

Miss Neas’s Bones of Contention Doctors and other witnesses reported seeing hundreds of bones working their way through Sarah Neas’s skin

Charles Dickens is Summoned to an Inquest

Charles Dickens is Summoned to an Inquest Charles Dickens gives us an insider’s “slice-of-death” look at a Victorian coroner’s inquest on a dead infant.

The Little Man with the Soiled Handkerchief

The Little Man with the Soiled Handkerchief A little man haunts a sick woman, taunting her with his soiled handkerchief.

Oskorei and Haug-folk – The Dangers of a Norwegian Christmas

Oskorei and Haug-folk – The Dangers of a Norwegian Christmas Beware the Oskorei (the Wild Hunt) and Haug-folk, who become more dangerous at Christmas!

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