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CONTENTS issue 303

(Vol.XXVI, No.3) | June 2015

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News Flying high: the angels of East Anglia; Political panel from medieval London revealed; Hunting finds at Vindolanda; Britain’s earliest cremation burial; Safe as 14th-century houses; Radiocarbon revolution; Rare cist burial found in Nefyn; Richard III reinterred.

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M i t h r a s | R i c h a r d III: f i n a l c h a p t e r

New light on the city’s Roman origins New light on the city’s Roman origins New light on the city’s Roman origins LondonLondon c u r r e nt a r c h a e ol o g y

The Battle of Bannockburn

New galleries open at the Imperial War Museum

Seeking the site of Scotland’s seminal victory

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Richard III laid to rest The latest research and a royal reburial

Sharing stories 60 years on

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ON THE COVER 10 Gresham Street, where Roman London’s largest known cluster of round-houses has been excavated.

CREDIT: MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology)

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FEATURES BANNOCKBURN

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Scotland’s seminal battlefield rediscovered Fought in 1314, Bannockburn marked a watershed in the Scottish Wars of Independence, but the iconic engagement’s location was lost to history. Could a recent project change this?

THE ROUND-HOUSES OF ROMAN LONDON

Early Londinium recast Major excavations a stone’s throw from St Paul’s Cathedral have uncovered a cluster of Iron Age round-houses, shedding new light on the earliest days of Londinium.

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DWELLING IN THE PAST

Rediscovering the historic houses of Snowdonia What can tree-ring analysis tell us about the evolution of North Wales’ hall houses? A recent community project holds the key.

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REVISITING THE TEMPLE

The Mithras project Members of the public have shared their memories of visiting the 1954 excavation of London’s Temple of Mithras for a recent oral history project – with illuminating results.

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RICHARD III

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The final chapter With the long-lost king laid to rest, and scientific analysis of his remains at an end, the team who discovered him share what it was like being involved in such a unique project.

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Reviews

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The Year Without Summer;Sherborne Old Castle;Discover Prehistoric Dartmoor

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Chris Catling’s irreverent take on heritage issues

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PLACE (The People, Landscape and Cultural Environment of Yorkshire)

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