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Observation on the recent examination of bones from St David's Cathedral.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10689864     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Bones discovered in 1866 walled up in St David's Cathedral, West Wales were thought possibly to be those of St David and his companion St Justinian, both of whom died in the late 6th or early 7th century. Examination and radio carbon dating of the bones suggested that these were not from St David nor St Justinian. Some of the bones could be the remains of St Caradoc, a 12th century hermit. It is likely, however, that the bones are remains of clergy who, for reasons not yet understood, were re-interred into the wall.
L D Nokes; W Evans; B H Knight; C Dent
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Historical Article; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medicine, science, and the law     Volume:  40     ISSN:  0025-8024     ISO Abbreviation:  Med Sci Law     Publication Date:  2000 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-04-26     Completed Date:  2000-04-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400721     Medline TA:  Med Sci Law     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  66-70     Citation Subset:  IM; Q    
Medical Engineering Research Unit, Cardiff University.
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MeSH Terms
Christianity / history*
History, Medieval

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