3: Bloody Mary

5.9K 166 58

Note: There are many legends to this story so I jus picked out my favorite one that I knew ever since I heard this legend.
________________________________

According to the legend, you have to stand in a bathroom, with one candle lit and say the name "Bloody Mary" into the mirror three times in a row. It is only the bravest of children who would attempt to do this, because the story says this will summon her ghost.

If you see her ghostly face in the mirror, it could have one of the following terrible consequences:

1. Your eyes being ripped out and your face horribly scarred.

2. Being found dead with claw marks all over your face and body

3. Disappearing mysteriously from the bathroom and ending up trapped in the mirror with the ghost for eternity.

You could also be driven insane or drop dead on the spot.

Mary Tudor

It is largely believed that the origins of the names "Mary Worth" and "Bloody Mary" came from a slight mix up of characters from history. Mary I, Queen of England, or Mary Tudor, who reigned during the Tudor period was also commonly known as "Bloody Mary".

She was a Catholic and earned the nickname "Bloody Mary" when she ordered the violent execution of numerous Protestants and burned countless people at the stake for heresy during her 5-year reign. She also was unable to have children and suffered two phantom pregnancies, this is why it is speculated that the variation involving chanting "I stole your baby" became tangled up with the legend.

Urban LegendsRead this story for FREE!