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Radar Scan of Shakespeare's Grave Confirms Skull Apparently Missing
Reuters ^ | Thu Mar 24, 2016

Posted on 03/24/2016 10:53:29 AM PDT by nickcarraway

Shakespeare's skull is likely missing from his grave, an archaeologist has concluded, confirming rumors which have swirled for years about grave-robbers and adding to the mystery surrounding the Bard's remains.

Four hundred years after his death and burial at the Church of the Holy Trinity in Stratford-upon-Avon, central England, researchers were allowed to scan the grave of England's greatest playwright with ground-penetrating radar.

But in the area under the church floor where the Bard's skull was expected to be, they found signs of interference.

(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...


TOPICS: Books/Literature; Computers/Internet; Local News
KEYWORDS: ancientautopsies; godsgravesglyphs; shakespeare
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1 posted on 03/24/2016 10:53:29 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: GretchenM; TBP; clockwise; highball; KC_Conspirator; lizma; Stoat; rdb3; onedoug; SunkenCiv

Shakespeare Ping


2 posted on 03/24/2016 10:54:58 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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3 posted on 03/24/2016 10:55:08 AM PDT by golux (Requiescat in Pace Msgr. Kenny Bunk!)
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To: golux

Uneasy is the head that lies in the ground...


4 posted on 03/24/2016 10:57:20 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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Yorick's fault!

-PJ

5 posted on 03/24/2016 10:58:11 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: nickcarraway

I bet whoever stole Shakespeare’s skull used it as a prop in ‘Hamlet’.


6 posted on 03/24/2016 10:59:01 AM PDT by agere_contra (Hamas has dug miles of tunnels - but no bomb-shelters.)
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7 posted on 03/24/2016 11:01:09 AM PDT by Salamander (I Ride By Night..And I Travel In Fear, That In This Darkness, I Will Disappear....)
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To: SunkenCiv

PING


8 posted on 03/24/2016 11:01:10 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: nickcarraway

in the area under the church floor where the Bard’s skull was expected to be, they found signs of interference.

Probably needed a better antenna...


9 posted on 03/24/2016 11:01:30 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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Uneasy is the head that lies in the ground...

or wherever...

10 posted on 03/24/2016 11:02:45 AM PDT by grobdriver (Where is Wilson Blair when you need him?)
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To: nickcarraway

Alas, poor William. I knew him, Horatio.


11 posted on 03/24/2016 11:04:51 AM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: agere_contra

I have borne his books in my sack a thousand times!


12 posted on 03/24/2016 11:05:43 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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Alas, Poor Shakespeare!

Ahead above of all in terms of his prose. But he loses out in the end!


13 posted on 03/24/2016 11:07:03 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: agere_contra

Oxfordians say this proves there was no Shakespeare! How could someone without a head write all those brilliant works!


14 posted on 03/24/2016 11:07:08 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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Somewhere, Yorick is laughing......


15 posted on 03/24/2016 11:07:47 AM PDT by TMA62 (Al Sharpton - The North Korea of race relations)
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To: nickcarraway

A good horror movie:

“The Headless Bard” searches for his head.


16 posted on 03/24/2016 11:07:56 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Huskrrrr

Igor finally got it right.


17 posted on 03/24/2016 11:10:03 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: nickcarraway

Check Francis Bacon’s grave ;)


18 posted on 03/24/2016 11:13:52 AM PDT by Boogieman
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I say try Yale.

Skull & Bones

No one knows where the skull and bones came from.

19 posted on 03/24/2016 11:19:34 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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Thanks for the ping, nick.

s, w ping....


20 posted on 03/24/2016 11:20:06 AM PDT by onedoug
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