Stories of terrifying creatures are found in the folklore of most countries. Some of these creatures are similar throughout different cultures – none more so than the vampire. Although the vampire has taken on many forms throughout the centuries, especially with the influence of pop culture, the vampire has given
The Martyrs of Compiègne describes the 16 Carmelites (all of them from the Carmel of Compiègne) consisting of 11 discalced nuns, 3 lay sisters, and 2 tertiaries/externs who were executed in Compiègne (today referred to as Place de la Nation, Paris, France) by the guillotine on 17th July in 1794.
History remembers Agnes Waterhouse as one of the most dominant witches during the Tudor dynasty. She was the first woman to be put to death for witchcraft in England. In 1566, Agnes Waterhouse was accused of witchcraft and two other women; Elizabeth Francis and Joan Waterhouse, Agnes’ 18-years old daughter.
In September 2020, 13 well stacked coffins were uncovered in the desert necropolis of Saqqara, south of Cairo. The coffins were well preserved, and the 2,500 year old designs were still visible – displaying intricate artwork painted in blue, gold, white, black and red. The 13 coffins of Saqqara were
At the medieval burial site of England’s King Richard III, archeologists made a startling discovery. Near to where the king was buried, there was another coffin, which initially puzzled excavators. What they found is essentially a coffin within a coffin. The outer sarcophagus was made of stone, while the remains