When the Great Lafayette made a bargain involving his future funeral, he could not have known that this morbid promise would be fulfilled only days later. The internationally acclaimed illusionist would meet his end in dramatic style, succumbing to the smoke and flames of a disastrous fire. The bizarre sequence of events that led to his death naturally raise the question, was the Great Lafayette the victim of a curse?
Not all self-proclaimed believers are easy to ignore. Among the many millions of people who claim to have witness ghosts number some of the the worlds most credible individuals. British Paranormal takes a look at its top 5 credible witnesses, whose accounts it is difficult to dismiss.
With almost one thousand years of history under its belt, it’s no wonder that Westminster is one of the UK’s leading paranormal hot spots. England’s ancient political heartland is said to play host to a multitude of grim ghosts and ghastly ghouls, including that of London’s most infamous serial killer, Jack the Ripper. British Paranormal takes a look at a collection of ten of our favourite ghost stories from around the City of Westminster.
Edward Elgar was one of England’s finest ever composers. His contribution to music left an indelible mark on British culture and British identity. Elgar is said to have been inspired by the countryside of West Sussex when composing his masterpieces. It is perhaps for this reason that his ghost is said to roam the hills and valleys of the Sussex Downs. British Paranormal reports on sightings of Elgar’s ghost in Fittleworth, his home town. Could the ghost of Elgar linger on in this English beauty spot?
Queen Elizabeth may have palaces, fine art and more jewellery than she could ever want, but she’s also forced to share here homes with a plethora of terrifying ghosts. Thankfully for Her Majesty, she can take comfort from the fact that among the brigade of phantoms are a number of her royal ancestors. British Paranormal looks at some of the royal ghosts that are said to inhabit Windsor Castle, the oldest of all the Queen’s homes.