Why Many Believe Rossetti’s Wife Is ‘Undead’ Today, Though ‘She Died In 1862’

… In great secrecy, on an autumn night in 1869, her coffin was exhumed from its resting place in London’s Highgate Cemetery…

The whole operation was masterminded by Rossetti’s friend and self-appointed agent, Charles Augustus Howell, a flamboyant teller of tales. There were no lights in the graveyard, so a large fire was built.

Howell afterwards told Rossetti that, when the coffin was opened…

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