February 23, 2015

16th Century Plague Graffiti Found on Walls of Church

This fascinating yet sad story begins with 
"Heartbreaking" graffiti uncovered in a Cambridgeshire church has revealed how three sisters from one family died in a plague outbreak in 1515. The names Cateryn, Jane and Amee Maddyngley and the date were inscribed on stonework in Kingston parish church." (BBC News)
Continue reading this story and see the photos of the graffiti at Cambridgeshire church plague graffiti reveals 'heartbreaking' find

1 comment:

Colleen G. Brown Pasquale said...

Wow. Interesting method that those names were preserved.