Skull reconstruction of Catholics hanged in Elizabeth’s reign

This was an interesting article that came through on my news alerts:

Peter Snow and Ralph Grimston met a grisly end atop York’s Micklegate Bar.

The pair were last seen gazing down at passers-by in the street below. Their severed heads had been attached to spikes.


Four centuries later, after their skulls were found near Tadcaster, forensic experts from Dundee University have used computer software to reconstruct their faces.

Full article, including pictures, here

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