This book is based on the Lancashire legend of Mabs Cross, Wigan.
Dating back to the thirteenth century, Lady Mabel and her
descendants have fascinated researchers for over 700 years. Through
these four stories, you can follow Mabel on her journey throughout
the centuries. After more than seven years of absence, Sir William
returns to Haigh Hall to find Mabel had married a Welsh knight,
believing her husband to be dead. In a state of fury, Sir William
chased the knight to Newton Le Willows and killed him. For her act
of bigamy, Mabel was forced to walk barefoot from the Hall to a
stone cross on the highway to Wigan. The cross became know as
Mabelas Cross (Mabs Cross). Follow her spirit on her journey of
penance throughout the ages, from the 1300s, the rebuilding of the
Hall in the 1800s, and up to the present day. And if youare passing
through Wigan and you see a white figure on Wigan Lane, donat be
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Horror & ghost stories
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