Strange Deaths

His Evil Idol

His Evil Idol A man receives an Aztec idol said to be cursed. Calamity ensues, although why the idol was blamed is unclear.

The Jersey City Devil

The Jersey City Devil After asking the devil on Halloween to show her the face of her future husband, Miss Hennessey finds herself visited by a diabolically handsome young man with horns and cloven hoofs.

Hung by a Corpse – Occupational Hazards for the Resurrectionist

Hung by a Corpse – Occupational Hazards for the Resurrectionist Life for the body-snatcher was nasty and brutish–and may have been gravely shortened by the job.

An Historic Hernia

An Historic Hernia The extraordinarily gruesome death of Queen Caroline of Ansbach, consort of King George II, presented by guest blogger Catherine Curzon, author of Life in the Georgian Court.

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