sun17sep4:00 pmsun5:00 pmThe Bone Chests: Unlocking The Secrets of the Anglo-SaxonsCat Jarman

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September 17, 2023 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm(GMT+01:00)

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Join Cat Jarman the brilliant bioarchaeologist and best selling author of The River Kings for a gripping new history of the Anglo-Saxons told through six bone chests, stored for over a thousand years in Winchester Cathedral.  Almost destroyed by the Parliamentarian Army in 1642, they hold the remains of kings, saints and bishops including Edward the Confessor, Edmund Ironside and Queen Emma of Normandy.  Using detective work and cutting-edge forensic techniques, she unlocks the secrets of the Anglo-Saxons drawing astonishing new insights into the lives of these men and women who witnessed and orchestrated the creation of England.

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