Article from the University of Southern Denmark: “Being rich in the Middle Ages led to an unhealthy life” Summary: In the Middle Ages only wealthy town… Read More »The wealthy and lead poisoning in the Middle Ages
From Fox News: Experts in the U.K. have discovered the remains of an Anglo-Saxon island, which they are touting as a site of huge archaeological… Read More »Archaeologists discover ancient Anglo-Saxon Island
From the BBC: A “huge” Norman castle wall has been discovered during the redevelopment of the former Gloucester prison. Archaeologist Neil Holbrook said the “massive… Read More »Norman castle discovered beneath a Gloucester prison
From The Guardian: Evidence of quarrying for Stonehenge’s bluestones is among the dramatic discoveries leading archaeologists to theorise that England’s greatest prehistoric monument may have… Read More »Was Stonehenge first constructed in Wales?
From the Archaeology News Network: Their exploits are more linked to the Northern Isles and the west coast of Scotland, with monastries raided, islanders murdered… Read More »Viking connection to Northeast Scotland
From Fox News: Goran Olsen was enjoying a leisurely hike recently in Norway when he stopped near the fishing village of Haukeli, about 150 miles… Read More »Hiker finds a 1,200-year-old Viking sword
From Fox News: The skeletal remains of about 50 medieval individuals have been discovered in shallow graves near the pilgrimage site of a famous seventh-century… Read More »50 graves discovered at medieval pilgrimage site in England
From weather.com: When a winter storm hit Ireland earlier this year, it brought more than just strong wind and snow. The storm uprooted a 215-year-old… Read More »Storm uproots tree, reveals skeleton of medieval man