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Medieval skeletons unearthed in Gainsborough

Look North's Jake Zuckerman reports: Medieval graveyard skeleton discovery.

It was a century that saw King Richard the Lionheart lead England in the Crusades on the continent.

While Robin Hood - if you believe the legend - was running amok just down the road in Sherwood Forest.

But now the remains of 11 people dating back to the same period have been found in Gainsborough.

The remains discovered by construction workers in Gainsborough form part of a medieval graveyard, dating back to the twelfth or thirteenth century.

The skeletons will now be thoroughly examined, they'll then be reburied on consecrated ground, as a mark of respect to those who passed away some eight hundred years ago.

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