Crystal-Seers in Lancashire Lancashire folk gazed into glass eggs and crystals to spy on their friends and scry the future.
The Woman in Black – Victorian Mourning as Criminal Disguise A look at the rogues’ gallery of crimes committed in the United States from about 1860 to 1929 under the cover of crape by The Women in Black.
A Death’s Head Photograph A young woman draws a death’s head invisible to the naked eye to fool a photographer.
My Fatal Valentine Stories of fatal or threatening valentines.
Belt and Switch – Spanking Machines Through History
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.
Queen Victoria’s Funeral Foreseen Queen Victoria’s funeral procession, seen in a vision by a medium four months before her death.
Like a Mournful Gust of Wind Watchers over the corpse of a young woman are haunted by a mysterious moaning noise.
Calico Soup Soup made from a witch’s calico dress is prescribed to remove a spell.
The Ghost of Mary, Queen of Scots Wails of Death on Christmas Eve A Christmas ghost story from the Tower of London with an omen of death for Queen Victoria.