Black Death 'Plague Pit' discovered at 14th-century monastery hospital in Lincolnshire

February 18, 2020 - General

A mass burial of bodies, known to be victims of the Black Death, has been discovered at the site of a 14th-century monastery hospital at Thornton Abbey, Lincolnshire.

The mass burial of bodies at Thornton Abbey, Lincolnshire
[Credit: University of Sheffield]
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