Thursday, January 5, 2012

The 250th anniversary of the Cock Lane Ghost



At some point in a January 250 years ago, in a rented apartment near Holborn, the ghost of a recently dead wife appeared to warn that she had been murdered by her husband.

The Cock Lane ghost was to become a notorious episode that dragged in two competing arms of the Christian faith, scandalise the local populace, excite the national newspapers and even involved Dr Samuel Johnson.


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