Thursday, 28 June 2012

Book recommendation

Death and the Noble Body in Medieval England : Danielle Westerhoff

I don't normally recommend books as the majority seem overpriced in an internet age of 'just in time printing'. This book is just shy of £50 and that's expensive by anyone's standards in an age of austerity. Have a look at the online version and see what you think. The book is well written and gives an inspiring account of burials where there is a seperation of the vicera/heart and the entire body. This is something that I haven't  written about and something of which I hadn't been much aware. I would suggest having a cheeky online read for an abridged glimpse into this unusual world of double and triple burial.

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