Frogmore Cottage’s ‘evil’ presence that caused a nervous breakdown

In recent times, the royal residence of Frogmore Cottage was lived in by Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle before they jetted off for their new life in LA.

But the house has an interesting past as well as its neighbour Frogmore House with both said to be the home of ghostly presences.

One case of which is particularly terrifying.

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According to the book “Paranormal Berkshire”, in 1844 the American theologian Henry James was staying at the house in Windsor Great Park.

One evening, after dinner, he found himself “overwhelming petrified with fear”. This led him to believe he had been “somehow in the presence of evil”.

Shortly afterwards, he had a nervous breakdown.

He didn’t tell anyone of his experience until 35 years later when he wrote his autobiography.

He described his experience in these extraordinary terms: “A perfectly insane and abject terror, without ostensible cause, and only to be accounted for, to my perplexed imagination, by some damned shape squatting invisible to me within the precincts of the room, and raying out from his fetid personality influences fatal to life.”

Next door is Frogmore House, built for the Royal Family in 1680.

An unknown “grey man” has been seen near the mausoleum.

It is said house staff are reluctant to go into the mausoleum as there are “shadowy figures” and a feeling of being “terrified of being alone”.

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