Sunday Short Takes

Very short this week – just two articles!

English Heritage joins in bid to identify ‘Elizabethan’ shipwreckSamples have been taken to date a shipwreck off the Isles of Scilly that is suspected to have belonged to legendary explorer Sir Walter Raleigh.

St Margaret of YorkMargaret Clitherow, a butcher’s wife from York, was one of only three women martyred by the Elizabethan state. Her execution in 1586 was considered gruesome, even by the standards of the time. Peter Lake and Michael Questier tell her story.

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