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Oxford Castle

Swearing Monks at Oxford Castle

Oxford Castle, New Street, Oxford

Given that Oxford Castle was the site of numerous executions over the centuries, it is perhaps unsurprising that it has it's fair share of spooks!

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Hanging of Anne Greene

Anne Greene: Back from the Dead

Castle Yard, New Street, Oxford

Execution by hanging in the 17th Century was often a messy and imprecise business, but rarely so much as in the failed hanging of Anne Greene in 1650.

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Oxford Castle

Courtroom Curses at the Black Assize

Oxford Castle, New Road, Oxford

The 'Black Assize' was the name given to the assize courts held at Oxford in 1577, during which at least 300 people died of an unknown illness.

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Blandy House

Mary Blandy's House

Blandy House, Hart Street, Henley-on-Thames

The murder Mary Blandy is perhaps Henley-on-Thames's most notorious former resident.

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