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Fyvie castle, Aberdeenshire

Fyvie castle, Aberdeenshire


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"Dating back to the 13th century, Fyvie castle now belongs to the National Trust for Scotland "
Report ID: 172

Fyvie castle, Aberdeenshire

Dating back to the 13th century, Fyvie castle now belongs to the National Trust for Scotland but, like so many British castles, it has a dark past. Its ghostly Green Lady is thought to be Dane Lilias Drummond, who died of a broken heart when her husband Sir Alexander Seton began having an affair. Her name is carved into the castle walls and its claimed this act was carried out by her angry ghost after he death.

The castle also boasts its own Grey Lady, said to be the ghost of Lady Meldrum. After her death in the 13th century she was buried in the castle grounds but when her skeleton was found in 1920 and given a traditional grave her ghost began appearing. A ghostly trumpeter has also been seen, apparently another victim of a broken heart. Finally, the castle is claimed to have three ‘weeping’ stones, that stay wet when all around them are dry.

13th century psychic Thomas the Rhymer claimed these were sacred stones and should never have been used in the castle’s construction. Was the castle cursed never to have a male heir live to maturity?

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