EC3, Including Tower of London Ghosts and Legends

 
Margaret's Execution

Location: EC3 - Tower of London, Tower Green
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: 27 May (reoccurring)
Further Comments: Refusing to kneel before the axeman, Margaret Pole was chased around the area and hacked to death by him instead. This horrid scene has been witnessed several times, as have the spirits of Anne Boleyn and Lady Jane Grey.


 
Figures

Location: EC3 - Tower of London, Water Lane
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Late 1960s, or 1970
Further Comments: A shocked sentry was found repeating 'Man in Cloak' - after he regained his senses, the guard claimed to have been approached by a headless cloaked figure, the sight of which caused the sentry to panic and run to find help.


 
Raleigh

Location: EC3 - Tower of London: 7 Tower Green
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Unknown
Further Comments: Sir Walter Raleigh is reputed to haunt this Beefeater home, and is said to have been heard walking through the building.


 
Beckett

Location: EC3 - Tower of London: Traitor's Gate
Type: Haunting Manifestation
Date / Time: Becket circa AD 1240, monk unknown
Further Comments: The phantom of Sir Thomas Becket was observed by a monk, who claimed the phantom held a crucifix and was hitting the walls and protesting against the newer constructed gate. More recently (?), the ghost of a monk is reported to haunt this area of the tower; a tourist who photographed the gate found a strange hand dressed in a lace cuff on his image.


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