Bishop Seán Manchester responds to Robin Hood article


BISHOP SEÁN MANCHESTER responds to a Spooky Isles article written by Kai Roberts, author of Grave Concerns: The Follies and Folklore of Robin Hood’s Final Resting Place. The Roberts article referred to alleged vampire activity that was noted near the supposed grave of Robin Hood in Kirklees, Yorkshire.


Bishop Seán Manchester

Bishop Seán Manchester

Kai Roberts wrote in his article: “Then in the late 1980s and early 1990s, people began to witness the phantom of the murderess Prioress herself. One illicit visitor to the grave encountered ‘a wraith with red eyes, staring and horrible,’ whilst another described ‘black nun’s robes flapping eerily while her eyes flashed red and venomous.’ These reports were exploited by Bishop Seán Manchester-who had famously investigated the Highgate Vampire two decades earlier-to suggest that a vampire was loose at Kirklees.”


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