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Springheel Jack

Illustration of Spring-heeled Jack, from the serial Spring-heel'd Jack: The Terror of London

'Spring Heeled Jack’ by Dave Laub

"Spring Heeled Jack" by Dave Laub. 'Spring-Heeled Jack' is one of England's most feared and oldest legends. He resembles a demon and steals children and got his name because of his huge leaps. Reports said that he could jump clear over houses.

It is easy to forget that in the Victorian age of strict family values, well-ordered hierarchical society and straight-laced sensibilities that a sub-culture existed that popularised fairies, seanc...

It is easy to forget that in the Victorian age of strict family values, well-ordered hierarchical society and straight-laced sensibilities that a sub-culture existed that popularised fairies, seanc.

Spring-heeled Jack is an entity in English folklore of the Victorian era who was known for his startling hops. The first claimed sighting of Spring-heeled Jack was in 1837.Later sightings were reported all over Great Britain and were especially prevalent in suburban London, the Midlands and Scotland. Jack was described by people who claimed to have seen him as having a terrifying and frightful appearance, with diabolical physiognomy, clawed hands, and eyes that "resembled red balls of fire"

Spring-heeled Jack is an entity in English folklore of the Victorian era who was…

Spring-heeled Jack was last seen in 1904 at Everton in Liverpool.

Victorian Era Folklore Spring-Heeled Jack, a character of folklore that terrorized England in the early

Once a Cheat, Always a Cheat: How Likely Are People to Stray the Second Time Around?

Once a Cheat, Always a Cheat: How Likely Are People to Stray the Second Time Around?

Ghost

Spring Heeled Jack is a legendary English character, a Victorian-era murderer. Read why some think Spring Heeled Jack may have been an alien humanoid.

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