The excavation of St Mary Spital in East London uncovered a large number of emergency mass burial pits. Dating places the burials in the mid-13th century and may provide the first archaeological evidence of a global catastrophic volcanic event.
This is a free public lecture by Don Walker, Senior Human Osteologist at Museum of London Archaeology. There is no need to book for this lecture – it will be run on a “first come, first served” basis.
All information is available on the Gresham College website: http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/mass-burials-from-st-mary-spital-london