Today's paranormal facts are about the Scottish and Irish folkloric creature, the banshee. A creature that has been around in folklore for years and there are even accounts where people have seen or heard the banshee. One fact that is certain is the banshee is the teller of impending death.
- Banshee means, "woman of the sidhe."
- Banshees can forecast death. When hear them wail that's their warning that death is upcoming for you.
- Banshees have many appearances, an old crone to a beautiful lady. In some folktales, banshees can be in a form of animals like a crow or hare.
- According to legend, King James I of Scotland in 1437, had his death foretold by a banshee.
- Some folklore say that the banshee is actually the Irish battle goddess, the Morrigan.
- If one hears a bunch of banshees wailing that means that someone holy has died.
- The banshee has long pale hair and is dressed either in white or gray.
So those are some facts about the banshee, the wailing spirit!