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Man With Two Faces Life of Englishman Edward Mordrake

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Edward Mordrake picture Courtesy Pinterest.


Edward Mordrake was born in the 19th century and was an heir to an English peerage. Mordrake had a second face at the back of his head, the face could cry, talk and laugh.


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The second (supposedly female)face had a pair of eyes and a mouth that drooled The duplicate face could not see, eat or speak out loud but was said to "sneer while Mordake was happy" and "smile while Mordake was weeping".Mordake repeatedly begged doctors to have his "demon face" removed, claiming that it whispered things that "one would only speak about in hell" at night, but no doctor would attempt it.


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Skull of Edward Mordrake source Pinterest


Mordrake Committed Suicide aged 23 years old after he secluded himself into a room.

Mordrake's story has been featured in different songs, plays and texts they include

1.The two-faced outcast is a novel about Edward Mordake, originally written in Russian in 2012–2014 and published in 2017 by Helga Royston.

2. Canadian metal band Viathyn released a song called "Edward Mordrake" on their 2014 album Cynosure.

3. short film based on the story of Mordake entitled Edward the Damned was released in 2016.

4.Irish quartet girl band's song "Shoulder Blades", released in 2019, features the lyrics "It's like a hat for Ed Mordake".

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Top Comments
ChukwuemekaAdimonye · 06/28/2020
how managed his head was brought out does it meant he was not buried
AlhajiAdeyemi · 06/26/2020
Wonder shall never end.
PHOENIX.... · 06/26/2020
2face idibia
telemadealupe · 06/26/2020
that is wonderful does that mean the head of the man was not buried hmmmmm

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