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08 December 2013Lecture: Life in the age of Richard III: a bioarchaeological perspective - Sir John Deane's College, Northwich

Lecture at Sir John Deane's College, Northwich with Shirley Curtis-Summers

Life in the age of Richard III: a bioarchaeological perspective

Using scientific evidence from the skeletal remains of Richard III, this lecture will build a picture of past lifeways in the middle ages. Key case studies will be presented in bioarchaeology (how we identify and recreate evidence of diet, health, trauma and pathology). We will analyse the skeletal trauma from Richard III and the Battle of Towton skeletons, investigate monastic dieting and fasting practices, and consider diet and disease from the medieval perspective. Note that images of human remains will be shown in this lecture.

Wednesday 26th February 2014  7.00-9.00pm £8.50

Contact Sir John Deane's College for info: 

email: adult_education@sjd.ac.uk

telephone: 01606 810020

Shirley-Curtis-Summers

Picture Credit: University of Liverpool

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