A ghost story that caused a riot: the strange case of Maude Carew

In February 1862 a riot broke out in a Suffolk churchyard over a ghost story. Margaretta Greene, the story’s author, originated an enduring legend of the ghost of a nun, Maude Carew, who haunts the ruins of the Abbey of Bury St Edmunds. But the story of Maude Carew, and the riot she inspired, raises intriguing questions about the origins of folklore and beliefs about the supernatural.

We’re Going Monster Spotting… You Want to Come?!

Would you call yourself a thrill-seeker? Are you always looking for that next adrenaline rush? Putting yourself in danger so you can feel more alive? Well, how about undertaking a bit of monster-spotting? That’s right, why don’t you add a big dollop of thrills to your next trip by trying to find one of these legendary monsters…  Here’s a guide to everything you’ll need to find these legendary creatures…

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