Although, the term “wearh” cannot be directly translated into “vampire,” it is an Old English term that has been used to describe vampires. A wearh is a monster or evil spirit. Many authors still use the term when writing about vampires and Anglo-Saxons between England and Scotland between the mid-5th century and the mid-12th century.
The Highgate section of the Cemetery of St. James in London which was consecrated by the bishop of London in 1839, four days before Queen Victoria’s 20th birthday. The Highgate section had vampire rumors and stories during 1967 to 1983. The reports began with a phantom-like creature that was seen in the cemetery during the evening […]
A wealthy man who lived in the twelfth century in Berwick in the northern part of England near the Scottish border. After his death, the townspeople reported seeing his body roaming throughout the streets at night, keeping the dogs barking and howling at all hours of the night. The townspeople feared the the plague would […]
William of Newburgh was told a tale by a priest in England of a man from the twelfth century who had vampiric tendencies in his afterlife. The man was from Yorkshire and lived a dishonorable life of crime and sin. He hid most of his time within the Alnwick Castle, where he was able to […]