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Greyfriars Kirkyard

Spectral activity is alleged to include those of prisoners who were incarcerated in the prison to the south of the Kirkyard, and who were captured during the Battle of Bothwell Brig. Also experienced are over 500 incidents of people being touched, pushed, scratched, bitten, feeling ill and fainting, being knocked over or having their hair pulled, especially in the area of Sir George Mackenzie Rosehaugh's "Black Mausoleum"; he was responsible for imprisoning many who wanted religious independance, accusing them of treason and many peopled who were incarcerated died. A white apparation (described as "glowing"), knockings, smells and other phenomena have also been mentioned.

Link: Herald Scotland

Link: Edinburgh News

Link: Herald Scotland


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