Category: Archaeology

Richard III for Leicester, Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Masterwork

Britain’s high court has ruled that Dickon will be buried in Leicester. http://www.latimes.com/world/europe/la-fg-richard-iii-burial-20140523-story.html I’m not surprised. Nor am I upset. I’m far too sad about the exquisite Charles Rennie Mackintosh building that is home to the Glasgow School of Art going up in flames….

Richard III for Leicester, Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Masterwork

Britain’s high court has ruled that Dickon will be buried in Leicester. http://www.latimes.com/world/europe/la-fg-richard-iii-burial-20140523-story.html I’m not surprised. Nor am I upset. I’m far too sad about the exquisite Charles Rennie Mackintosh building that is home to the Glasgow School of Art going up in flames….

The Pestilence Graveyard in London

From an article in Saturday’s issue of The Guardian: “Archaeologists and forensic scientists who have examined 25 skeletons unearthed in the Clerkenwell area of London a year ago believe they have uncovered the truth about the nature of the Black Death that ravaged Britain…