Mass Burials from St Mary Spital, London

Mass Burials from St Mary Spital, London


12 October    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Museum of London
150 London Wall, London, EC2 5HN

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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: