Tag: Black Death

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… Continue Reading “The Pestilence Graveyard in London”

Black Death Burials Beneath Charterhouse Square

Thanks to my friend Chris Nickson I started my day reading about yet another marvelous find in England, this a slice of what the archeologists believe to be a burial ground from the early part of the pandemic in the mid 14th century–the bodies… Continue Reading “Black Death Burials Beneath Charterhouse Square”