After Richard III, Archaeologists Set Their Sights On Alfred the Great

Posted by admin on Feb 5, 2013

Following the discovery of Richard III’s skeleton under a Leicester car park, archaeologists are now turning their attentions to locating another lost king, Alfred the Great.

His remains are believed to lie in an unmarked grave in Winchester and a team is reportedly applying for permission to dig up the spot at St Bartholomew’s Church. It is thought Alfred’s skeleton could be found among a collection of bones there.

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