Does A Vampire Walk In Highgate
Does A Very Old Vampire Live In Highgate Cemetery?
Does A Vampire Live In Highgate Cemetery In London England
It was on December 21 1969 that a dark gray shape was spotted in Highgate Cemetery by David Farrant who was in the cemetery at the time looking for paranormal activity and ghosts. At the time the dilapidated and overgrown cemetery was being vandalized almost on a nightly basis by intruders.
After the news came out about the dark gray shape many other people came forward telling of the dark gray shape. Many said it was a man dressed in a black suit with a top hat and a gray cape. When you looked at him in the fog it was said that he would appear at times to float among the tomb stones. Other people said that the man would approach them and snarl at them. Some people said it was a ghost while other people said it was a solid man with teeth like fangs that could only be described as a vampire. Other people said that it might even be the vampire Dracula himself who was being seen around Highgate Cemetery but especially around the Egyptian Avenue entrance to the cemetery which is in the photo above.
Other people at the same time said they saw a man you could see through riding a bicycle, a figure that walked into a pond over and over, a face that glared out of a gate at people, a woman in a white dress that seemed to glide around, ringing bells, laughter, and pleas for mercy. Since the 1960s people have told of seeing the Gray Man over and over. Some have even gone as far as to claim they saw the Gray Man holding a fox in his arms and his teeth attached to its throat. Since the late 1960s many dead foxes with their throats torn out have been found in the cemetery.
The Wallachia Vampire Story
There has been a consistent story told over the years that a medieval vampire was brought to the area in a large wooden coffin in the late 1800's and that he had practiced black magic in medieval Wallachia. The story went on to say that the nobleman vampire had fled Wallachia to escape vampire hunters who were hunting him and seeking to destroy him. Some have even gone as far as to say that this vampire was Count Dracula.
It is told that the very old vampire had been buried in his coffin in the area of what was to become Highgate Cemetery. The story goes on to say that the old vampire rested for a time but he was awaken by Satanists in the mid 1960s and he took their lives for waking him from his slumber. Some people claim that the old vampire was several thousand years old and that his skin was very hard. Some people have told of seeing the man who looked almost as if his skin was made of wax.
It is strange to note that in the late 1960s was when foxes with their throats torn out and drained of blood began to show up in the cemetery. Over the years there have been several occasions when people have been found dead with their throats torn out. And they were also drained of blood. Something was killing the foxes in Highgate Cemetery and the culprit was never caught.
Open Tomb In Highgate Cemetery
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Does A Vampire Walk In Highgate Cemetery
There have been reports since 1960 of strange things happening in and around Highgate Cemetery in London England. Some of those strange things include large dogs and other animals found in the area of the cemetery with their throats torn out and all their blood missing. What is feeding on the blood from these animals. Is it a vampire trying to stay out of the spotlight by feeding on the blood of animals instead of humans.
Highgate Vampire Spotted
If it was an animal feeding on the other animals it would eat all of the dead animals or at least part of them not just the blood. And this thing what ever it is feeding on the blood of animals has been going on since at least 1960. And in April of 2001 a lady came running down Swains Lane out of her mind with terror and when she calmed enough she told that she had walked up on a man that looked almost wax like in his features bent over a large dog with his mouth to its throat. She said when she started screaming the man had leaped the wall back into Highgate Cemetery. The large mongrel dog was found and its throat was indeed torn out. Police attempted to find the man but were unable to do so. And that is not the only story told of the man feeding on the blood of animals. He is almost always described as real white looking with almost wax like features. And it is said that he has superhuman strength. The woman in the story above said that the man leaped 12 feet over a wall with ease. Police did indeed find blood on both sides of the cemetery fence.
Other people have told quite similar stories over the years and continue to do so today. A police bulletin for the area in May of this year asks police officers to be on the look out for large animals drained of blood and to be on the look out for what ever or who ever is doing it.
Over the years people have gone into the cemetery trying to find the hiding place of the large wooden coffin of the ancient vampire said to be hiding in the cemetery.
Many times in the 1970s through the 1990s vampire hunters have been arrested in and around the cemetery but they have all been released and the charges dropped when the cases come to court. Are the police covering up for the ancient vampire.
It is a well known documented historical fact that catacombs exist beneath the cemetery and people have even walked across the cemetery and fallen into the catacombs below their feet. It would appear there are many places where the ancient vampires coffin could been hidden.
On December 24th 2011 a young woman's body was found in the cemetery. The ground around her body looked undisturbed and the young woman's head was missing. There was no blood on the ground and the young woman's head has never been found. Nor has her identity ever been determined. Did the ancient vampire take her life. We will most likely never know the truth. But something very strange is going on in Highgate Cemetery.
Many people down throughout the years have said that it is a King Vampire that lives in Highgate Cemetery. There have been reports that he was brought to Highgate Cemetery from Wallachia in what is now Southern Romania. The story goes that he was a medieval nobleman that had practiced black magic and had became a member of the undead, a vampire. And by the time he was smuggled into Highgate Cemetery in the early 1800's he was already a King Vampire. And it is said that even today his coffin is hidden in Highgate Cemetery where it remains to this day.
Human Remains Of The Vampire Have Been Found
On Friday March 13th 1970 yes 1970 a massive vampire hunt was undertaken to try to find and drive a stake through the heart of the vampire but the hunt was not successful and several people who took part in the hunt were reported missing and are still reported as missing today.
On August 1 1970 a headless woman's body was found in Highgate Cemetery. The really strange thing that was reported was that there was no blood in or around the body. And it was determined that the woman was one of the missing people from the failed vampire hunt. A massive police search was carried out but her head was never found and lots of dead animals with no blood in them were found in Highgate Cemetery.
Two headless female bodies were found in the Highgate Cemetery on November 10th 2006. Again it was reported there was no blood in or around the bodies so it would appear that something or someone was drinking or removing the blood in some way. The two bodies were never identified and their heads were never found. The two bodies had been posed on the ground holding hands.
And police say that the way Highgate Cemetery is overgrown and in such bad repair that there could be many bodies hid in the cemetery and you would never find them.
So there may indeed be a very old King of the Vampires living today in Highgate Cemetery. So if your ever in the area of Highgate Cemetery use care least you become a meal for the vampire.
© 2009 Thomas Byers
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