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The Ham House Horror
Duchess, Poisoner, Spectre, Spy. James and Alasdair leap back to the English Civil War and meet the two-timing royalist schemer Elizabeth Murray. Her Richmond home is haunted by stories of intrigue, betrayal and ghosts. And a little dog too.
The gloomy pile that is Ham House was Elizabeth’s lifelong passion. Some believe that she never left. Visit Ham and maybe you will hear the old duchess rapping.
(With her cane, on the floor.)
This episode is part of a pair. Check out S4E42 – Strawberry Hill Gothic for some spooky business from the other bank of the River Thames.
The Loremen are Alasdair Beckett-King & James Shakeshaft.
Featured image from Haunted Houses, Charles G. Harper, 1907.
Music from La Lettre De Manon Valse played by Megone’s Orchestra, 1905.