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The Many Faces of the Middle Ages: Medieval Facial Reconstruction

medieval facial reconstruction

Earlier this year the medieval world was flipped on its head with the discovery of King Richard III. One of the fascinating aspects of the project was the facial reconstruction of Richard III. But it wasn’t the first time facial reconstruction was utilized on a medieval skeleton. Facial Reconstruction What exactly is facial reconstruction and…

Mold schoolchildren celebrate Owain Glyndwr

Youngsters at a Mold school explored their heritage with a medieval-themed day to celebrate the man who first united Wales as a nation. Pupils of Ysgol Glanrafon spent the day learning about Owain Glyndwr on Thursday, September 16 – 610 years after he was proclaimed Prince of Wales. “For the last four or five years…

Castle visitors step back to medieval times

Visitors to Caldicot Castle found themselves stepping back in time this weekend with two days of real life medieval history. The event, organised by the Early Medieval Alliance, saw armoured knights and archers parading through the castle’s historical encampments alongside Middle Age men and women who stopped to chat with visitors about life in the…