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Did one of the Princes in the Tower survive?

Was Britain’s oldest missing persons case actually solved seven years after it happened? According to some historians—yes. If you’re a Tudor history aficionado, you’ve probably heard the name ‘Perkin Warbeck’. This was a man who turned up in 1490 saying he had a better claim to the English throne than the man currently sat on… Continue reading Did one of the Princes in the Tower survive?

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The Princes in the Tower: Britain’s most famous missing persons case

The unexplained disappearance of the Princes in the Tower, aka 12-year-old Edward V of England and his nine-year-old brother, Richard of Shrewsbury, is one of Britain’s coldest cases. Five and a half centuries on, it remains the subject of debate and conspiracy theory. But are we any closer to the truth? When King Edward IV… Continue reading The Princes in the Tower: Britain’s most famous missing persons case

Historical Mysteries, Missing People, Unsolved Mysteries

Were the crew of the Mary Celeste swallowed by the Bermuda Triangle?

The vanishing crew of the Mary Celeste is one of the biggest maritime mysteries in history. The Bermuda Triangle’s been blamed before, but is usually dismissed because the ship’s route didn’t pass anywhere near it. Could it be that whatever’s been swallowing ships and planes in the Triangle... moves? On November 7th 1872, the cargo… Continue reading Were the crew of the Mary Celeste swallowed by the Bermuda Triangle?

Historical Mysteries, Missing People, Unsolved Mysteries

The mystery of Virginia Dare and the Lost Colony

Born August 18th 1587, Virginia Dare was the first English child born in America. However, she was also part of the ill-fated Roanoke Colony, which mysteriously disappeared around the time of the Spanish Armada and thereafter became known as the “Lost Colony”... In 1584, Queen Elizabeth I instructed Sir Walter Raleigh to establish an English… Continue reading The mystery of Virginia Dare and the Lost Colony

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“She is not my mummy.” Madeleine McCann spotted in Amsterdam

In May 2007, Madeleine McCann disappeared. A few days later, Dutch shop assistant Anna Stam had a disquieting conversation with a little English girl called “Maddie”, who came into her shop and claimed the woman she was with had snatched her... On 3rd May 2007, the still unexplained disappearance of Madeleine McCann sparked the same… Continue reading “She is not my mummy.” Madeleine McCann spotted in Amsterdam

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The truth about Amelia Earhart lies inside a top-secret briefcase

The disappearance of Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly the Atlantic, is to this day the most famous unexplained disappearance in US history. But could a secret briefcase be the key to what happened to her? In July 1937, during an attempt to fly around the world, Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan,… Continue reading The truth about Amelia Earhart lies inside a top-secret briefcase

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Before the Princes in the Tower, there was the ‘Duke in the Castle’

We’re all familiar with the story of the Princes in the Tower, when 12-year-old Edward V and his 10-year-old brother Richard disappeared without trace in the Tower of London in 1483. But do you know the story of 16-year-old Prince Arthur, Duke of Brittany – the ‘Duke in the Castle’? Arthur, Duke of Brittany and… Continue reading Before the Princes in the Tower, there was the ‘Duke in the Castle’

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The Bermuda Triangle’s first victim – Italian explorer John Cabot

In 1498, John Cabot set sail on his third voyage to North America under the commission of King Henry VII of England – and disappeared mysteriously. Was he the first victim of the phenomenon that resides in the Bermuda Triangle? The Bermuda Triangle is a region in the North Atlantic Ocean generally regarded as being… Continue reading The Bermuda Triangle’s first victim – Italian explorer John Cabot

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Mysterious disappearances in Yosemite National Park – could it be Bigfoot?

Having visited twice, Yosemite National Park has got to be the most beautiful and awe-inspiring place I’ve ever seen. But is something sinister going on there? Are people being abducted by Bigfoot or perhaps even a clandestine branch of the government? David Paulides, an ex-cop who used to work near Yosemite National Park, has been… Continue reading Mysterious disappearances in Yosemite National Park – could it be Bigfoot?