Do the roughly 25 ghosts haunting Windsor Castle get ones to the royal wedding in May? If so, could someone tell them I’m available?
Since the castle was built in 1070 by William the Conqueror, it’s been the scene of executions, murders, and other dramas that have supposedly caused some of its
at Windsor, where Meghan and Harry will be wed, has its own ghostly lore. A visitor in 1873 was said to have inquired to a guard about : three figures dressed in black surrounding a fourth statue crouched on the ground. The central standing statue had lofted its sword above the crouched figure — a possible beheading scene?
Upon revisiting the area after the guard had no clue what they were talking about, the statues had mysteriously vanished. Spoooooooooky stuff, right? There are also the interred in the chapel. But, hey, at least it’s really pretty!
If that’s not enough, the irritable Henry VIII is reported to rip through the hallways of Windsor Castle — pacing and groaning up a ghostly fervor. Henry VII is famous for the creation of the Church of England, which allowed him to divorce any wives who didn’t bear him son. He also executed two others, including Anne Boleyn.
After her execution at the Tower of London in 1536, Anne returned to Windsor, where she has been seen weeping in a window of the Dean’s Cloister. Certainly can’t blame her for the tears.
If the afterlife is lonely, at least all these ghouls have one another. and are also rumored to haunt the castle, with multiple monarchs themselves claiming to have conversed with Queenie E.
Now, let’s hope the something old in the “something borrowed, something blue” tradition doesn’t end up being a tortured soul.