Ghost stories

Ghost stories

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Stories and legends from across the palaces

Could they be true? Sometimes the facts seem to bear out the strange sightings....

Are the palaces haunted?

  1. A grizzly ghost
    Legend has it a huge ghostly bear appeared by the Martin Tower.
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  2. Sybil Penn
    Dame Sybil, or the ‘Grey Lady’, haunts Hampton Court Palace
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  3. Catherine Howard
    She is believed to frequent Hampton Court Palace's Haunted Gallery
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  4. Skeletor
    The moniker given to a ghostly figure who appeared on a palace CCTV camera in 2003
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