Tagged: Vampires

Highgate Vampire – Real Sightings 2

Highgate Vampire – Real Sightings

One of the more well-known of modern-day vampire sightings is that of a vampire which supposedly haunted the Highgate Cemetery in London and became dubbed the “Highgate Vampire“.  Stories of the Highgate vampire date back to the 1960s.  There are various reported...

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King John of England a Werewolf?

A monarch – an actual king of England – a werewolf?  After he died, King John of England became a werewolf (or at least that’s what the rumors say). King John (aka “Bad King John”) was King of England over 800 years...

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Transylvania

Transylvania is such a well-known place, that for many, it can seem almost mythical and not real, bringing to mind craggy mountains, castles, and superstitions.  It is however a very real place located in central Romania, and is well-known for its beautiful...

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First Vampire Poem – Der Vampir

The poem Der Vampir is believed to be the first poem about vampires. Written over 250 years ago in 1748 by poet Heinrich August Ossenfelder, the poem is not bloody and violent as you might expect it might be considering how vampires...

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myths

Werewolf myths are just as common and as popular as the myths surrounding Vampires. It seems that the more werewolf movies that are made that the more stories and therefore myths develop about the werewolf that might not necessarily be true or...

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vampire facts

Here are 10 vampire facts: 1.) Fact: Vampires live on blood.  In all the different stories, legends, and folklore surrounding vampires, this is universally a common trait of all vampires – they feed on blood.  There is some question on whether or...

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Vampire Characteristics

Although the characteristics of vampires vary depending on who you are listening to or what legend / myth you are reading from, there are some traits that seem to carry over from legend to legend or story to story.  The most common...

Dr Who Werewolves Vampires 2

Dr Who Werewolves Vampires

We’ve talked so much about all the new TV shows that feature vampires and werewolves, but there is actually a TV show that has been on quite a while that sometimes features them as well. Dr Who! Dr Who is interesting in...