Cod bones reveal globalised fish trade in Tudor England
Test results from cod bones found on the Mary Rose has led archaeologists to suspect that some of it came from as far away as Newfoundland in eastern Canada.
Test results from one of the sample bones has led archaeologists to suspect that some of the stored cod came from as far away as Newfoundland in eastern Canada.
The research team say that the findings show how naval provisioning played an important role in the early expansion of the...
Margaret Rule: 1928 – 2015
“All at the Mary Rose Trust are deeply saddened to learn that Doctor Margaret Rule has died. For very nearly 50 years, her name has been synonymous with that of the Mary Rose, Henry VIII’s flagship, she having been the archaeological director of the remarkable excavation.
“It was some 50...
Mary Rose enters final phase of conservation
Now, just four weeks from the official opening of the new £27m Mary Rose Museum, staff at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard have announced that these spray jets have been turned off for the first time today (Monday 29th April), marking a new historic milestone in the conservation of the ship.
Prince Harry marks the next milestone in the history of the Mary Rose
In the foreword to the commemorative programme Prince Harry says: “I am delighted to be able to mark another milestone today in the extraordinary history of the Mary Rose. This Foundation Stone in Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard moves us a step closer to turning the vision and hard work of so...