wispy wraith of Roesia, great granddaughter of Sir Richard De Luci
who founded Lesnes Abbey in 1178, is sometimes seen here seeking
her entombed heart.
was removed from her grave by her father and transported and buried
at the Abbey to be worshipped as a relic in order to speed her poor
soul through purgatory. Alas she now forever seeks to be reunited
with it in order to move on.
in the woods, a cowled and hooded figure constantly watches from
within. Beneath the hood there is no face. This was a monk, expelled
from the Abbey and beheaded after being discovered with a woman.
Sometimes on dark moonless nights he seems to be listening to the
sounds of the phantom drumming of horse's hooves in the distance.