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Blickling Hall and the ghost of Anne Boleyn
Blickling Hall
Blickling Hall is said to be the National Trust's most haunted property

Blickling Hall is believed to be haunted by a famous historical figure.

The house is said to be visited by the spirit of Anne Boleyn, killed in 1536.

An apparition is said to appear at the north Norfolk stately home on the anniversary of her death, 19 May.

Anne, who was the second wife of King Henry VIII, was beheaded just days before he married Jane Seymour.

In a 2007 survey, The National Trust said it was their most haunted house.

Anne Boleyn's ghost is said to draw up to the door of the Jacobean hall in a carriage pulled by headless horses and driven by a headless coachman.

The sprawling property was built on the site of a former manor which was once home to Anne Boleyn, who was the mother of Queen Elizabeth I. Some people believe it was her birthplace, although there is no evidence to support this.

Anne's father, Sir Thomas Boleyn, is also said to haunt Blickling Hall, along with Sir John Falstolfe and Sir Henry Hobart.




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