In 1414 Bishop Salisbury during his stay in Europe, where he arrived at the historic Council of Constance of the Catholic Church, fell ill and died. His body was exhibited for a solemn farewell in the great hall. That same night a flock of birds landed on the roof of the building and stayed there until morning. No one could identify the birds. According to the description, large body and dazzling white wings, they resembled albatrosses. In flight, their wings were motionless. It is known that albatrosses are able to fly long distances over the sea, using air currents, soaring on their huge wings and only occasionally flapping them. But why did the seabirds gather on the roof of this building when the body of an important Church dignitary was in it?
Ever since John Michel and Robert Rickard wrote in phenomena (1977), these huge white birds have flocked to the death of every Bishop of Salisbury. Thus, in 1885, when another Bishop of Salisbury was dying in his Palace, his daughter saw them fly out of the garden. And on August 15, 1911, a woman noticed two strange-looking white birds near Salisbury. When she came home, she learned of the sudden death of the Bishop.White birds of death