Tag Archives: English vampires

Hellebore: The Darkness Issue

As the ancient festival of Samhain approaches and Halloween events are still underway, I’d like to draw your attention to HELLEBORE, a publication founded in 2019 by writer and editor Maria J. Pérez Cuervo, with art direction by Nathaniel Hébert. It is … Continue reading

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Older than Dracula: in search of the English vampire

Older than Dracula: in search of the English vampire The Premature Burial. Antoine Wiertz (1854) Sam George, University of Hertfordshire The story of Count Dracula as many of us know it was created by Bram Stoker, an Irishman, in 1897. … Continue reading

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Is A Yorkshire Village Home to the First Plague of English Vampires?

Today news broke of a number of mutilated corpses uncovered in a Yorkshire village called Wharram Percy. The medieval English villagers showed widespread belief in the undead returning as revenants or reanimated corpses. They fought back against the risk of … Continue reading

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