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Cleveland Street Workhouse

Plans to develop the site at Cleveland Street Workhouse have been brought to HAD’s attention recently. Honouring the Ancient Dead exists to promote greater respect for and empathy with the ancient dead. Generally these...

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Hare & Hounds

A human skull is on display in a cage-like case at the Hare & Hounds public house, Arreton on the Isle of Wight. There are contradictory and partial accounts of the skull’s history, and...

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Rollright Stones Saxon Body

A body has been discovered by a metal-detectorist at the site of the Rollright Stones in Warwickshire. The press are calling the exhumed person an Saxon witch. Warning: the story contains images of the...

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Should Richard III be Reburied?

The merits of reburial and display made front page news today, in the form of an article on the BBC triggered by the reburial of Richard III today. The question posed is ‘should his...