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Douglas Ghosts

 

 

 

 

 

Several castles have ghosts wandering their corridors. The following are some of them:

 

The ‘Maid of Neidpath’

 

According to tradition, Neidpath Castle is haunted by Jean Douglas, the ‘Maid of Neidpath’. She is reputed to be the spectre of the youngest daughter of William Douglas, the Earl of March, (c.1665–1705).

 

 

Henry Douglas - a ghost story from Leith

 

 

The ghosts of Glamis Castle

 

Amongst the ghosts who live in Glamis Castle is Lady Janet Douglas

 

 

The Ghosts of Glendevon

 

Three or more  ghosts of Glendevon Castle may or may not be Douglases.

 

 

The Ghost of Comlongon Castle

 

The lady ghost who wanders through Comlongon Castle crying has Douglas connections

 

 

The Ghost of Alexander Ramsey

 

Hermitage Castle is rumoured to be haunted by the ghost of Alexander Ramsey of Dalhousie who was starved to death in the castle by Sir William Douglas of Liddesdale

 

Baldoon Castle is haunted by the ghost of  Janet, the eldest daughter of Sir James Dalrymple - but no Douglases were involved in this tale.

 

 

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