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Transcript of Supernatural
English and Welsh Castles are strongly related to ghosts.
Some of the most famous Elizabethan ghosts are The ghost of Sir Walter Raleigh, The ghost of Catherine Howard, The ghost of Anne Boleyn, and The ghost of Jane Rochford. Beliefs and superstitions
of the Elizabethan Era Done by: Ariana Moreno A ghost is a spirit of a dead person that has not been able to go to the afterlife and it is stuck on Earth.
Ghosts were categorized into two groups during the Middle Ages: the souls of the dead and demons.
Most ghosts were sent to purgatory after their death. The time they spent on purgatory and their penance depended on the sins they had committed when they were alive.
Ghosts would appear to the living to ask for prayers to end their suffering which allowed them to proceed to Heaven. Ghost of Sir Walter Raleigh One of Queen Elizabeth I's favorite.
Queen Elizabeth I got jealous when she found out that Raleigh's had secretly married one of her maids of honor.
Raleigh and his wife were imprisoned in the Tower of London.
Raleigh failed to find "El Dorado" (Golden land) after he was released.
1603 - Accused of plotting against James I of England and VI of Scotland (Elizabeth's successor) and sentenced to death but his sentence was later reduced to life imprisonment.
He was executed in 1618 for defying the King's instructions when he was sent to a 2nd expedition to find "El Dorado" and attacking Spain. Ghost of Catherine Howard Married Henry VIII of England at the age of 18.
She was accused of prostitution and cheating.
Before she was sent to the Tower of London, she was imprisoned in a small room near the Queen’s Great Staircase.
When she was going to be sent to the Tower, she tried to escape and while the King was praying in the royal chapel, she pleaded for mercy but he did not listen to her.
Her head was cut off a year after she was sent to the Tower. Ghost of Anne Boleyn She was the Queen of England from 1533 to 1536 as the second wife of King Henry VIII.
•She was accused of attempting to poison Henry VIII's first wife and daughter, Queen Katherine and the Princess Mary.
Also accused and found guilty of treason and having an affair with her brother and four other men.
She was beheaded on 19 May 1536 just days before her husband married Jane Seymour. Beliefs and Superstitions During this era, superstitions were everywhere and in everyday culture. Even though many cultures believed in ghosts, they had different names and different symbols for them. Christian Superstitions Believed ghosts could be the souls of women who died in childbirth, children who were never baptized, non-believers, or those who committed suicide.
Washing a slab of steel in mugwort juice would bring forth a spirit. Romanian Culture
Superstitions THE END. Romanians believed in other supernatural creatures besides ghosts.
Vampires - Also called "Strigoi".
It was also how people who died from illnesses such as hemoptysis.
Even today, Romania is associated with vampires since Bram Stoker wrote the book titled "Dracula". Ghost of Jane Rochford Married Anne Boleyn's brother, George Boleyn in 1525.
She was jealous of the relationship between her husband and her sister, Anne Boleyn.
She helped get Anne and George arrested.
Also helped Catherine Howard and Thomas Culpepper by organizing secret meetings.
She was later imprisoned in the Tower of London.
She was executed after Catherine was.