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Mission: Trivia - Ghost Protocol, December 21, 2011

In M.R. James's "Twelve Medieval Ghost Stories" (English Historical Review XXXVII, 1922), a number of Latin texts from fifteenth century Yorkshire recount the encounters between everyday people and the spirits of the dead. In one, a female ghost is forced to wander after her death with cobwebs hanging in strands from her right hand. What had she done to deserve her fate?

Please send trivia responses by email to cmedst@umn.edu with Trivia in the subject line.

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