Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

15/3/2013

Medieval graves that could solve mystery of the Black Death: Twelve skeletons discovered under London street

They have lain unseen for centuries – a carefully arranged group of skeletons deep beneath what became one of the busiest areas of London. Millions of feet have tramped unwittingly above them through the years; thousands of tons of earth and rubble concealed their grave. But yesterday it was hoped that the DNA within the nine sets of remains would unlock a mystery that has baffled and divided medical minds for generations: what caused the Black Death in 1348? for more click here

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