Explore the history of the internment of kings, queens regnant and lords protector in England – from the Sutton Hoo ship burial in the 7th century down to the burial of the former Edward VIII at Windsor in 1972. This will take us not only to the great royal chapels at Westminster and Windsor, but also to a range of churches, cathedrals and abbeys around the country, some of which are now entirely vanished, and tombs that range from stately monuments to crowded crypts.
Aidan Dodson has taught at University of Bristol since 1996, and has been honorary Professor of Egyptology since 2018. A Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, he has published extensively on matters-Egyptian, but also has much wider interests in funerary archaeology, and is the author of British Royal Tombs, the second edition of which appeared in 2018.
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