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« Reply #25 on: February 08, 2013, 01:22:49 AM »

Richard's mtDNA haplogroup may be J1c2c:

Y-DNA: R1b-Z12* (R1b1a2a1a1a3b2b1a1a1) GGG-GF Ireland (roots reportedly Anglo-Norman)
mtDNA: I3b (FMS) Maternal lines Irish
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« Reply #26 on: July 30, 2013, 04:10:52 PM »

They're still fossicking about in the carpark. Now that's what a run-of-the-mill high status burial should look like. Not awkwardly dumped in an inadequately sized hole in the clay like King Rick.

Good photo gallery to go with it. Not particularly "mysterious" compared to nearly all of mediaeval burials, could stand a pretty good chance of at least running up a short-list of candidates.

Urgh. Lead inner coffin. Horrible things, unless they've had the opportunity to go "pop!" quietly under the ground first, like this one. You can see where the lead sheet has ballooned up and then subsided post-deposition.
I can't remember what the word is on DNA integrity with these things, I have a vague idea that the anaerobic broth cooked up inside tends to denature almost everything to the point of uselessness, but I haven't checked.
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