The idea of royalty sharing their beds with the shrivelled corpse of a man yanked out of a grave is nothing short of shocking, but it wouldn’t have been an unusual sight in the court of the Spanish Habsburgs.
The tenth instalment of the Daily Grail’s Darklore is out now! This anthology series covers Forteana, hidden history, fringe science, the paranormal and the occult.
How an obscure episode from 14th-century France inspired one of Poe’s most macabre tales.
My review of the 2018 Dublin Ghost Story Festival is out in this month’s Fortean Times.
The story of Bridget Cleary, killed because she was believed to be a fairy changeling.
The Fortean Times Christmas special is out now, including my feature on The Politics of Monsters and interview to Guillermo del Toro.
Brazen heads were all-knowing mechanical devices supposedly endowed with the ability to answer any question and predict the future.