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"noble townsend family" Discussed on Haunted Places
"Opinion is divided as to whether photographers providence Shire perpetuated a great hoax with their ghostly photograph. Curiously when initially shown the ghost photograph marchioness Townsend bought the figure resembled the Virgin, Mary neither she nor country. Life magazine linked the image to the old legend, it was the subsequent media frenzy that connected providence shires photograph to the legend of the ghost in a Brown. Tress and lady Dorothy, the December twenty sixth nineteen thirty six issue of country. Life contained a featured article of the ghost on the stairs, an editorial in the magazine. Explain that they believed the picture to be real as providence Shire had been questioned by various experts, and their film negative had been examined. The public was enthralled with the image providence Shire made a small fortune selling copies of the photograph for Guinea, which is approximately one pound five Pence or less than one dollar in today's money, currently while there are many people who believe the photograph to be real many more. Consider it a hoax. It has been decried as grease smeared on the camera lens and a light anomaly from the flash lamp. However, the most common argument is that the image is a double exposure using a Virgin Mary statuette, whether the photograph is genuine or fake its location, still stands strong and proud and the legend of Dorothy stance with it the noble Townsend family continues to privately own and live in their ancestry home and some members of the family even maintain that they share the halls with their spectral predecessor. However, they strongly deny that lady Dorothy was imprisoned or ill treated by Lord. Charles and claim that Dorothy remains on the grounds out of funk nece for her home, not malice. A few times a year. Raynham hall is open to the public for viewing and music recitals. The current Lord and lady Townsend conduct tours through some of the formal rooms of the hall pointing out and teak tables were kings and princes once dined telling tales of their ancestors, if you're lucky to be a visitor at Raynham hall feel free to complement the marble friezes or the lovely silver service, but refrain from bringing up the ghost, it would be impolite to mention her in polite society. Thanks again for tuning into haunted places. We'll be back next Thursday with a new episode. You can find more episodes of haunted places as well. As all of park casts. Other shows on Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts. Several you have asked how to help us. If you enjoy the show the best way to help is to leave a five star review. And don't forget to follow us on Facebook and Instagram at park cast and Twitter at park cast network. I'll see it next week. Haunted. Places was created. By max Cutler is a production of Cutler media at his part of the park has network. It is produced by max and Ron Cutler with sound design by Kenny Hobbs production assistance by Ron Shapiro and Paul Moller additional production assistance by Maggie admire and Freddie, Beckley this episode of haunted places was written by Candice Rogers. I'm Greg Poulsen. And here it is a clip of the first episode of not guilty. It's about Robert Blake whose wife was found dead in his car from gunshot wound to the pack of her head. Do you think he did it to listen to the full first episode subscribe to not guilty on Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts.
"noble townsend family" Discussed on Haunted Places
"I'm excited to announce fascinating new podcast original called not guilty. It examines controversial criminal cases and attempts to determine why solid evidence doesn't always lead to a conviction. Stay tuned after this show to hear a clip of the first episode to listen to the full I sewed subscribe to not guilty on Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts. Interest Shire had felt odd during this entire photo shoot he had been hired by the noble Townsend's to photograph their lovely ancestoral whole Raynham hall. But the entire place had felt off portrait seem to shift on their own stairwells seemed to have extra steps as he descended them. The air seemed to flow as if he were outdoors. He had taken photos all day all around the home, and he was just about to finish up. He only had photos of the grand hall to take. And he said his camera up ready to capture its grandeur in permanent photographic relief. As the aim the photo at the noble staircase, he felt his skin bristle with discomfort. He stared through the camera and time seemed to slow until he was frozen and unable to move through the lens. He could see. The shape of a woman appear and descend down the stairs. She was spectral and horrific her visage on worldly and awful to behold, she froze on the steps as if to pose and without his control. He felt his thumb pressed the button to close the shutter. Time return to normal and the woman vanished with the flash of the camera. Welcome to haunted places apar- caster, which I'm Greg Poulsen every Thursday, I take you to the scariest areas most haunted real places on earth this week. Join me on a supernatural journey to tragic Raynham hall and discover why to the stay it's haunted. At park Hastert. We're grateful for you our listeners you allow us to do what we love let us know how we're doing reach out on Facebook and Instagram at par cast and Twitter at parkas network. And if you enjoy today's episode the best way to help us is to leave a five star review on Spotify or wherever you're listening. It really does help we also know have merchandise had Duparc cast dot com slash merch. For more information. Some one hundred twenty miles northeast of London in the wilds of Norfolk county East Anglia stands Raynham hall. Raynham hall was once the centerpiece of seven thousand acre estate, the ancestry country home of the noble Townsend family after fifteen years of arduous construction. Raynham hall was completed in sixteen twenty and at four hundred years old is one of the oldest buildings in Norfolk county this palatial five story mansion was built in the Neo Palladian style and features a striking. Western the side a long drive with mature trees marching on. Either side creates a stunning entrance to the elegant red-brick manner. The interior of the Townsend home is Justice planet containing richly appointed rooms filled with fine paintings, handmade rugs and. Then teak furniture. Raynham hall is also the setting of one of the most famous haunting in the world. And incident were a ghost was captured on film. However this haunting tale begins long before the invention of the camera. In sixteen. Eighty six lovely Dorothy Walpole was born into a wealthy and politically connected family at eleven years old Dorothy fell in love with her father's award the noble Charles Townsend during this time period. It was legal for marriages to occur between young teens, though, often a couple didn't live as man and wife until a few years later. Fortunately, Dorothy, father did neither request to marry. He was worried that the wealthy Charles making a match with his daughter Dorothy would be seen as him exerting undue influence. That's guardian. Charles ended up marrying someone else and Dorothy was left heartbroken during the next fifteen years. Charles had several children than rose high in political circles eventually Charles wife died by this time. Dorothy father had also passed away. Dorothy, brother, Robert consented to the match and after a brief period of mourning for Charles, I wife, he endured the were married in seventeen thirteen that I their marriage was happy Dorothy gave birth to several more of Charles children. But then Charles wind of some gossip about his wife allegedly Dorothy had once been involved with the Marquis of warden, and their flirtation may have continued after her marriage to Charles Lord, warden, wasn't a Torius rake and errant political rival of Charles Charles who was said you'll have a violent and cruel temper bar Dorothy from seeing their children, supposedly not long afterward. Dorothy died of smallpox at the age of forty in seventeen twenty six she had been married to Charles for thirteen years before she passed away. Charles stood tall in the front. Pew of Saint Mary's church and tried to look suitably solemn as the priests droned on it was the funeral for his poor wife. Dorothy, she was to be buried in the family crypt. Charles stared at the flower covered casket thought to house Dorothy remains in reality. It contained not but bricks.