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From: "Michael West" <>
Subject: Re: Exhumation of Medieval Kings
Date: Sun, 18 Jun 2000 13:15:39 +1000
As politely as I might, I would ask what the fuck this has to do with a.u.e.
Piss off , Hines.
"D. Spencer Hines" <> wrote in message
> King Robert the Bruce's head has reportedly been reconstructed from his
> Edward I 'Longshanks' was disinterred in 1774. His tomb does not appear
> to have been "air tight" ---- the lid was not even securely fastened
> down. One flakey little academic reportedly tried to steal King Edward
> I's finger, but he was allegedly caught.
> The British Royal Family seems to have discouraged this sort of thing in
> recent years. I mean, where might it all end.
> Perhaps Queen Elizabeth II simply doesn't want to contemplate the
> thought of some scruffy little gaggle of ragged academics and clerics
> digging her up someday and one making off with her ear ---- or whatever.
> Others may well have more details.
> Fortem Posce Animum.
> D. Spencer Hines
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> "E & S Jenks" <> wrote in message
> | Fellow Medieval Lovers
> | I think it would be interesting if medieval kings were exhumed and
> | skulls used to make a facial reconstruction. Think about it, these
> | are lost to us for all time, all we have to go on is some vague
> | The body's of the kings must be well preserved because the tombs at
> | Westminister Abbey and other places of burial are air tight so I don't
> | it would be that difficult. We read about these kings, some great
> some not,
> | but wouldn't it be great to finally put a face to the legend? Of
> | there are moral dilemmas like disturbing the peace of the dead but I
> | think it is a good idea in the name of science!
> | Elizabeth Jenks
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