Alexander "Sawney" Bean(e) was the legendary head of a 48-member clan in 15th- or 16th-century Scotland, reportedly executed for the mass murder and cannibalisation of over 1,000 people.

Sawney Bean - Alexander "Sawney" Bean was the semi-mythical head of a clan in or Scotland, reportedly executed for the mass murder and cannibalisation of over people.

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Peter McCandless, Author, Editor, Historian: Sawney Bean, Iconic Scotsman…

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Sawney Bean – Inspired the film The Hills Have Eyes. Sawney Bean was the head of a 48-member clan that lived in Scotland during the 15th or 16th century.  He was reportedly executed for the mass murder and cannibalization of over 1,000 people.  The story of Sawney Bean appears in The Newgate Calendar, a crime catalogue of the Newgate Prison in London.  Legend says that the family lived in the mountains and thrived on ambushes and murder.  The victims were brought back to their cave…

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Alexander "Sawney" Bean(e) was the legendary head of a clan in or Scotland, reportedly executed for the mass murder and cannibalisation of over people. The story .

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Cannibalism in Scotland: The Dark Legend of Sawney Bean

Cannibalism in Scotland: The Dark Legend of Sawney Bean

Inside the Cannibal's Cave.    The Sawney Bean Cave in Southwest Scotland.

Inside the Cannibal's Cave. The Sawney Bean Cave in Southwest Scotland.

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The Family Of Cave-Dwelling Cannibals That Terrorized Scotland

Legend has it that a man named Sawney Bean resided in a Scottish cave for years, where he fed on humans to survive.

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English Historical Fiction Authors: The Legend of Sawney Bean - Real or Fiction? Nov. 17, 2011 by Regina Jeffers

Anti-Scottish sentiment Sawney Beane at the Entrance of His Cave. published in the The Newgate Calendar caption: The woman in the background carries a severed leg

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