Some Facts About Britain
The headless hound seen south of Aberystwyth, Wales; the White Lady with a lantern, warning ships of danger on stormy nights, at St Ives, Cornwall; the ghost of Clifford Dudley, executed with Lady Jane Grey, still weeping in the Beauchamp Tower of the Tower of London; how Sir Francis Drake hunts with the Wish Hounds near Marchant's Cross, Dartmoor; the ghostly monk haunting the rectory in North Huish, Devon; the spectre of Jan Tregeagle, who must empty Dozmary Pool with only a limpet shell, on Bodmin Moor, Cornwall; how pins are thrown for luck into the Pixie's Well (St Non's Well), on ominously named Hobb's Park Farm, near Pelynt, Cornwall; how Sir Francis Drake, with other ghostly magicians, replay the creation, from Devil's Point in Plymouth, the storm that defeated the Spanish Armada; the spectre of Sir William Langhorne that harasses women in Charlton House, now a community centre, in London; and the mermaid carvings of Zennor Church, Cornwall, reminders of how a mermaid and one Matthew Trevella became lovers, are some of the folklore, haunted places, ghosts, myths and legends of Britain.
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