Sunday, February 2, 2014

Alfred or Edward - the Events Thus Far

With the "discovery" of a fragment of hip bone which has spent some years in storage since its excavation, focus similar to that given to the skeleton of Richard III has proceeded apace.  Here is a nice, and brief, summation of this progress.

These ongoing stories have been a fascinating study in our attitudes toward royalty, death, human remains, our concern for those gone - and, probably, our concern for our own eventual material fate.

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