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Madam Violet, queen of the notoriously dark Edinburgh vampire hive, was twice voted Most Scary Woman in the UK - in 1882 and 1884.

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A Lost & Found

(Klein-Borkow In an abandoned family mausoleum.) This description makes me think that the family who was buried here....walked away???

The skull of the "Vampire of Venice" was found in a mass plague grave with a brick stuck in its jaw in 2006. Forensic archaeologist, Matteo Borrini, used every bit of science at his disposal to investigate this skull and the person it may have been. The article attached to the link is very interesting - if you like this sort of thing.

"Vampire of Venice" Unmasked: Plague Victim & Witch? -- Sott.net

A female "vampire" unearthed in a mass grave near Venice, Italy, may have been accused of wearing another evil hat: a witch's. The 16th-century woman was discovered among medieval plague victims in 2006. Her jaw had been forced open by a brick -...

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Ancient Greeks believed that redheads turned into vampires after they died.

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Ancient Greeks believed that redheads turned into vampires after they died.

The fact that the idea of the vampire sprang up in civilizations without any contact between them suggests that the vampire is rooted in human nature. It is the embodiment of the worst part of ourselves that we are too ashamed or terrified to accept, so we impose them on a humanoid creature so we can acknowledge or admire our flaws without being related to them.

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The fact that the idea of the vampire sprang up in civilizations without any contact between them suggests that the vampire is rooted in human nature. It is the embodiment of the worst part of ourselves that we are too ashamed or terrified to accept, so we impose them on a humanoid creature so we can acknowledge or admire our flaws without being related to them.

Skinwalkers - Native American legends, a skin-walker is a person with the supernatural ability to turn into any animal he or she desires. To be able to transform, legend sometimes requires that the skin-walker wears a pelt of the animal. In most cases, this pelt is not used in modern times because it is an obvious sign of them being skin-walkers.

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Legends of the Chindi The chindi is almost always considered to be an evil force, avenging some form of offense to the person. The Navajo believe that contacting such a spirit can cau…

Enriquita Marti, also known as “The Vampire of Barcelona”, who lived during the turn of the 20th century sold elixirs containing  bones, blood, hair, muscles, and flesh from the children that Enriquita lured and prostituted before murdering. She was lynched by fellow prisoners in 1913 while in jail awaiting her trial.

Enriquita Marti, also known as “The Vampire of Barcelona”, who lived during the turn of the 20th century sold elixirs containing bones, blood, hair, muscles, and flesh from the children that Enriquita lured and prostituted before murdering. She was lynched by fellow prisoners in 1913 while in jail awaiting her trial.

Accounts of Vampire Sightings in Rhode Island  According to Ghost Village, the story of Mercy Brown dates back to the winter of 1892. A resident of Exeter, RI, the 19-year-old girl died of an unknown illness, but people around town began to report seeing her walking around. When Mercy's dead body was examined in the spring, her body reportedly still looked alive. According to the legend, Mercy's heart was removed in order to end her wanderings.

Real Vampire Sighting Accounts | LoveToKnow

Though far rarer than werewolf or ghost sightings, sightings of vampires have been reported at various locations across the world. While it's impossible to ...

Legends say that Judas Iscariot is the father of all vampires

Judas Iscariot Father of All Vampires

Here we explore an interesting legend that Judas Iscariot from the Bible was the father of all vampires. What do you think? Do you believe in Vampires? Have you heard of the Book of Alugah.

Targoviste Castle, Wallachia, Romania: Vlad the Impaler -- known to us as Dracula -- ruled Wallachia, Romania, from Targoviste Castle in the 1400s. As his name might suggest, Vlad became notorious for his ruthless, gruesome treatment of his enemies. It’s believed that tens of thousands of people were impaled under his orders. Many claim to still hear voices and footsteps in the castle -- it’s no wonder that there still may be some lost souls in a place that once witnessed such brutal…

Haunted Destination: Targoviste Castle

Wallachia, Romania

A 1400-year-old 'vampire' skeleton with metal spikes through its shoulders, heart and ankles, has been discovered in Britain, a new report has claimed. The skeleton dating from 550-700 AD found buried in the ancient minster town of Southwell, Nottinghamshire has shed light on rare 'vampire' burials in Britain. ~ 2012

Rare 'vampire' skeleton unearthed in Nottinghamshire - Fwire News , Firstpost

The skeleton dating from 550-700 AD found buried in the ancient minster town of Southwell, Nottinghamshire has shed light on rare 'vampire' burials in Britain.

Recent reports suggest that vampirism,  believe it or not, is actually  Porphyria ,  a rare, metabolic disorder, which stops those affected from producing Haemoglobin – the substance that gives blood its red colour – and also renders them extremely sensitive to sunlight. Gums recede, making teeth much more prominent, and garlic only aggravates their condition – all classic signs of being a vampire!

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From studies in old mice that have been rejuvenated with blood, to historical finds, these facts make a case that vampires are REAL and not merely legend.

5 Shocking Facts That Prove Vampires Are Not Merely Fiction

From studies in old mice that have been rejuvenated with blood, to historical finds, these facts make a case that vampires are REAL and not merely legend.