Oxford is the second-oldest surviving university in the world, dating back to 1096. The most commonly reported ghost is that of a former master named Obadiah Walker, seen in the front quad. King Charles I, beheaded in his prime, is seen at Christ Church College, as has one of his commanders (executed for treason). Every other college here has its share of activity; the Queens College has a phantom clergyman, St. Peter’s College is haunted by a set of twins and a student who hanged himself, and other unexplained phenomenon happens throughout.
(Submitted by Chris Berglund)
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