The Hill of Fare was the scene of a battle in 1562 between George, the 4th Earl of Huntly and Mary Queen of Scots, his first cousin. Huntly’s wife had been in consultation with the witches of Strathbogie who told her that Huntly would be lying in the Tollbooth at Aberdeen without a wound on his body by nightfall.
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It's time for a fab-boo-lous #CURATORBATTLE! 💥
In honour of #Halloween, today's theme is #SpookiestObject! 👻
To start we have this 12th century carved stone featuring 3 demons tormenting a man. One demon is even pulling out the man's soul through his mouth!
BEAT THAT! 💥
Th’ Pob Hole, Springhead - where a local witch Nan o’ Pob committed suicide and her ghost terrorised the next three generations. #occult #Oldham #Lancashire #Springhead #witch http://www.mysteriousbritain.co.uk/folklore/th-pob-hole-springhead/
It's going to be a quiet solstice this year, happy memories from 3 years ago when we were at #Callanish on the Isle of Lewis @atopham #Solstice3