This is a tale from a famous castle here in Denmark, called
(slot=castle in Danish).
It is in Hørve in Sealand, Denmark
It was built in 12th century by the Roskilde bishop.
When the building of the castle was completed, it became the
both kings and several noble families.
Now it is owned by the Bøttger (since 1939) family who
castle into a hotel.
However, as many other castles from that age, it has its
Actually, the castle has three ghosts:
A gray lady, A white lady and the ghost of the Earl of
The gray lady is said to be a woman who once worked there
as a maiden.
Unfortunately, she got she got a serious toothache which
She was cured though, and the story goes that after her death
to the castle every night to see if everything is in the right
thanx for her cure.
But the gray lady is almost never seen, and less known than
The white lady is said to be the daughter of one of the
When she was in a young age, she fell in love with common man
in the castle.
The relationship went on for some time.
Since the father was a rich and noble man, they kept their
But one day the father caught them and was furious.
He was so angry that he actually made the servants of the
imprisoned his daughter inside a thick wall of the castle!
It is said that because of the tragic event, she every night
the castle and walks around the corridors.
In the 1930s they were building new toilets in the castle.
Therefore, they tore the old walls down.
When doing this, the workers actually found a little hole in
a skeleton with a white dress in it!
So maybe the old story is true, since it matches the story of
witnesses and the story itself.
And many many people have seen the white lady walking in
The castle also has old cellars for prisoners.
In the 1500s the famous Earl of Bothwell was captured there.
He was captured there about 5 years and died in 1578 in the
Some say that he was mad his last years-it's pretty
He is one of the castles three ghosts-every night he comes
court yard of the castle with his horse carriage.
I myself have been in the castle and heard the feet of horses
the court yard as if someone's riding out there.
But every time you look out, there is nothing there.
A group of American parapsychologists visited the castle
their equipment with them.
In some areas of the castle there were extreme amounts of
Many ghost hunters has been there and got good and interesting
Dragsholm castle is indeed one of Denmark's best known