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E X E T E R It is a pretty city in Davon, southwest of England, situated near picturesque coastline and countryside.. It is popular with tourists, London companies, other organisations and also with students, because they can find here an ideal place to study.. This city has got a long history: in fact it began its life as a Roman fort, “Isca Dumniorum”; then, it became a strategic port and many people have crossed over and left their mark over the centuries. This would explain why this city claims to have more.. ghosts.. per square than any other city in Britain.. Do you want to know what the name of this mysterious city is? As you can imagine, about Exeter there are many legends.. The Ghost Capital of England ..THE BEGINNING.. In Victorian times a group of young drunk man, feeling brave, dared each other and one of them said that he would stay in the cellar of the Well Inn (a pub) overnight and also in the dark.. The following morning, when the friends got back to release the young, they found a wizened creature that, when they brought out of the cellar, screamed and died. When the young was buried in the lower cemetery, nobody was able to explain why over the grave no grass or anything has ever grown since. ..THE BEGINNING.. In Victorian times a group of young drunk men, feeling brave, dared each other and one of them said that he would stay in the cellar of the Well Inn (a pub) overnight and also in the dark.. The following morning, when the friends got back to release the young, they found a wizened creature that, when they brought it out of the cellar, screamed and died. Since the young was buried in the lower cemetery, nobody has been able to explain why over the grave no grass or anything has ever grown since. ..A VERY CAREFUL MATRON.. There is quite a sort of well known story amongst the nursing staff and the matron haunts the corridors of the West of England Eye Infirmary, which now is called Hotel Barcelona. Apparently, years ago matron was a lovely lady and she used to live in the hospital. She passed most of her life working in there and so, after her death, she haunts the corridors walking up and down the corridors and checking the rooms at night!! ..IS JEFFREYS A PIG?.. Exeter was to feature in Monmouth's Rebellion, which was an unsuccessful attempt to overthrow the Catholic King James II. Hundreds of rebels were tried by the sadistic Judge Jeffreys, who ordered them to be executed in a bloodthirsty way, in an area now known as Southernhay. According to the legend, Jefferys was himself condemned to roam the world for the rest of the time as a black pig, and this creature can occasionally be seen in and around Exeter and other parts of the west country. INFORMATION Visit www.swtourism.co.uk and www.visitbritain.com QUEER PEOPLE IN EXETER The local football club, Exeter city, has the spoon-bender Uri Geller as chairman, who, in one surreal occasion, brought his American friends and singer Michael Jackson and illusionist Continua »

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