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King's grave mystery may be unearthed

King's grave mystery may be unearthed
trefwoorden: Engeland - Harold II - 11e eeuw - Hastings - graftombe
A group of amateur historians are battling to open a tomb which they claim contains the remains of King Harold II.
The historians say if they break open the tomb at Holy Trinity Church in Bosham, West Sussex, they will uncover the mystery surrounding the final resting place of the last Anglo-Saxon king.
The debate over the burial site of Harold, killed by William the Conqueror's army during the Battle of Hastings in 1066, has raged for decades.

Lees verder bij: BBC News (24 november 2003)