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In 1462 when the invading Muslim Sultan Mehmed II reached Tirgoviste, he saw a terrifying scene, remembered in history as “the Forest of the Impaled”, there, outside the city, were 20,000 Muslim prisoners, all impaled

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Ed Gein

Art of Petry - Vlad Tepes

inducted into the Order of the Dragon, as previously his father Vlad II Dracul had been inducted by the Emperor Sigismund. (picture)

Vlad Dracula’s Palace, Tirgoviste, Romania - Simon Marsden

In the history of raffles and lotteries, tontines and lottos, few would rank so high in the Department of Forbidden Weirdness as this 1912 Parisian lottery of babies.

Speculum humanae salvationis. Date d'édition : 1301-1500 Sujet : Peintures Sujet : Reliures au chiffre de Louis-Philippe Type : manuscrit Langue : Latin

"The vault beneath the Monument of Henry 7th and his queen in Westminster Abbey when opened 11 February, 1869, showing the remains cased in lead of James I, Henry VII, and Elizabeth of York. Drawn, at the discovery, by George Scharf."

creatures of myth: banshees In legend, a banshee is a fairy woman who begins to wail if someone is about to die. There are Irish families who are believed to have banshees attached to them, and whose cries herald the death of a member of that family.