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Hawksmoor’s London Churches: An Occult Pentagram

Hawksmoor’s London Churches: An Occult Pentagram From Hell An exploration of the mythology of Hawksmoor’s London Churches connects us with Jack the Ripper, Freemasonry and Secret Societies and eventually good King Lud, who reputedly gave his name to London itself. […]

Dracula in London

Dracula in London Place is very important in Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel Dracula. Most famously it takes place in Transylvania, which was at that time part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire under the control of the Kingdom of Hungary. Also, Whitby […]

Spring Heeled Jack

Spring Heeled Jack Jack’s Background What is Spring-Heeled Jack? He was seen first in London in 1837 but later when his fame spread, there were sightings all over England and in Scotland too, but mainly he is a spectre of […]

He Who Kills in Red

  The Shrine of He Who Kills in Red. Bewcastle, Cumbria, England Bewcastle is a hamlet in a very remote part of Cumbria, Northern England, right on the border with Scotland. The countryside is wild hills, empty moors, bogs, forests […]

Romanian Vampires

I borrowed this picture from Transylvania Tours. If you visit their website, I’m sure they’ll fix you up with a trip to Romania to find out for yourself if vampires are real.  Dracula came from Romania, Transylvania in fact, though […]

English Vampires

English Vampires There are a surprisingly large number of English vampires recorded over the centuries. We saw in earlier posts that there were archaeological discoveries of skeletons from the Dark Ages in England that appear to have been buried with […]

The Symbolism of the Vampire

There is a quote by Ivan Phillips from his 2013 article, saying the figure of the vampire has …drifted and shifted through the pages of newspapers, travel journals, novels, poems, comics and plays for 300 years. Yet we have seen […]