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The ghosts of Ham House. by Maurice Tomlin

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Published by Victoria and Albert Museum in London .
Written in English


  • Ham House.

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ContributionsVictoria and Albert Museum.
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Open LibraryOL15370771M
ISBN 101851770070

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Today we are highlighting the very haunted Ham House. 👻 Specifically, the ghost of Elizabeth, Duchess of Lauderdale who is shown on the front cover of this booklet. In the 17th century, the ambitious and tenacious Duchess lived in Ham House. By the end of her life, the Duchess was confined to a singular room downstairs. Buy The Ghosts of Ham House Edition Unstated by Maurice Tomlin, Gerald Mynott & Ken Jackson (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Maurice Tomlin.   REN ZELEN investigates the haunted history of Ham House, near Richmond in Surrey. Ham House in Surrey has a reputation as one of the finest examples of a house built in England in the 17th century. This is largely due to is Elizabeth, Duchess of Lauderdale, the unscrupulous owner from the s to her death in Author: Ren Zelen. Ham House is a 17th-century house set in formal gardens on the bank of the River Thames in Ham, south of Richmond in the London Borough of Richmond upon was completed by by Thomas Vavasour, an Elizabethan courtier and Knight Marshal to James I, but came to prominence during the s as the home of Elizabeth (Murray) Maitland, the Duchess of Lauderdale and .

  The figure of Elizabeth, Duchess of Lauderdale wanders solemnly through Ham House in Surrey, sometimes haunting the Chapel, sometimes accompanied by the ghost of her beloved spaniel, while Anne Boleyn is reputed to drive up to Blicking Hall in Norfolk in a coach driven by a headless horseman, and carrying her own head in her s: A House of Ghosts by W.C. Ryan, William Ryan is a book I requested from NetGalley and the review is voluntary. This book features a haunted house and it does have plenty of ghosts but the main story is the many mysteries! The ghosts are just there and watch the show! Lol! There is an island just off the mainland and several people are invited/5(). Ham House can be found situated on the bank of the River Thames, around a mile from Richmond. Supposedly one of the most haunted houses in the country, it certainly doesn’t fail to impress and can easily be visited as a short day trip from London. A history of Ham House. Ham House, situated between Twickenham and Richmond in Surrey, is a Jacobean residence built by Sir Thomas Vavasour in Charles II's minister, the Duke of Lauderdale, lived there for many years. There are several ghosts that haunt this house, including the spirit of the evil Duchess of Lauderdale. In her old age, the Duchess took to wandering the house at night carrying her silver-headed cane.

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