Off with their heads: De­cap­i­tated ghouls

De­cap­i­tated ghouls can be found all over the Bri­tish Isles

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For cen­turies, grisly leg­ends of head­less spooks have cropped up all over the world. They are par­tic­u­larly com­mon in Bri­tain where, in by­gone days, mem­bers of the no­bil­ity who com­mit­ted crimes such as trea­son were ex­e­cuted by be­head­ing, giv­ing rise to nu­mer­ous folk tales about de­cap­i­tated phan­toms. Here are some creepy ghouls that have lit­er­ally lost their heads...

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