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The Vlasenica vampire

The Vlasenica vampire incident is mentioned in a couple of local records and was thus picked up in the feverish decades of “vampire craze” that followed the publishing of “Dracula”. 120 more words

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Jure Grando [Croatia]

When one thinks about documented vampires it`s almost always Transylvania that comes to mind, however Europe is riddled with examples of villages that were terrorized by tales of the dead coming to pray on the living – was a regular occurrence in medieval communities. 228 more words

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The Dent Vampire

George Hodgson died in Dent in 1715, aged ninety-four.
So far nothing out of the ordinary…
But local rumors had it that his remarkable longevity was due to him selling his soul to the Devil; and that George enjoyed a daily glass of sheep’s blood as a tonic. 154 more words

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Henry Standley

Historical accounts report that in 1822, in the region of Southwell, one Henry Standley was found guilty of the murder of a hawker named John Dale. 102 more words

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The Southwell vampire

The earliest case of a ritualistic burial in the UK dates from 550-700AD. The person was buried in the ancient minster town of Southwell with metal spikes through its shoulders, heart and ankles. 62 more words

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The vampire of Berwick

Yet another story brought to us by William of Newburgh, it concerns a rich merchant who was a victim of the plague but was known as a religious, thoughtful man. 204 more words

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William Doggett

Often referred to as the Doggett vampire or the vampire of Tarrant Gunville, this has the classic signs of a ghost story and might have remained so if not for the accounts of what the state of the corpse was in the 1850s when the church was being rebuilt. 451 more words

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