Gods and Monsters: 10 Blood-Curdling Vampire Legends Throughout History

Humanity's greatest nightmare stalks us through the past.

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1. The Alnwick Castle Vampire

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  • Alnwick Castle by J.M.W. TurnerPhoto Credit: Wikimedia Commons

2. Vampires of the Plague

3. The Hunderprest of Melrose Abbey

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4. Jure Grando

5. Vlad the Impaler

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  • Vlad the Impaler and the Turkish envoys, painting by Theodor AmanPhoto Credit: Wikimedia Commons

6. Elizabeth Bathory

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7. Petar Blagojevich

8. New England Vampires

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  • Mercy Brown's gravePhoto Credit: Josh McGinn / Flickr (CC)

9. The Vampire of Croglin Grange

10. Highgate Vampire

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