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The chilling story of the Broadmoor Asylum and its notorious residents


Psychiatric clinics and institutions of the past will certainly send a shiver down everyone’s spine. The dark and troubling history of outdated psychiatric practices, the sombre cells echoing with the screams of the lunatics—it’s hard to see any good in these ancient institutions. One of the spookiest and certainly most notorious of these old hospitals is Broadmoor Asylum. Considered by many to be a hospital disguised as a prison, Broadmoor’s story of housing the most dangerous along with England’s mentally ill is sure to unsettle anyone who doesn’t know. Fascinated? Read on to find out all about Broadmoor Asylum and its infamous residents.