Raising the Dead: The Anglo-Saxon Archaeology of Norfolk

From the 17th-century excavations at Walsingham described in Sir Thomas Browne’s Hydriotaphia to the splendours of the royal ship-burial at Sutton Hoo, this lecture for the North Norfolk U3A Archaeology Group focuses on the contrivances of circumstance and rich cast of historical characters which led to the discovery of the region’s numerous Anglo-Saxon cemeteries.