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By Amy Downes,Rebecca Griffiths

ISBN-10: 1445661462

ISBN-13: 9781445661469

Yorkshire has been on the middle of English historical past for over 2,000 years and has been formed via Roman and Viking invaders, the clash of the Wars of the Roses and the English Civil Wars. With this type of wealth of background to discover, 50 reveals from Yorkshire considers the impressive and the typical reveals that aid to light up Yorkshire’s hidden past.

Objects came upon by way of the general public, and recorded with the moveable Antiquities Scheme, have produced probably the most very important discoveries from the area in recent years. those reveals have helped to refine our figuring out of Yorkshire’s heritage and the lives of the folk who lived there. starting from brilliant hoards of silver buried by means of the Vikings to distinctive Celtic fittings which express that folks in Yorkshire had their very own variety, those reveals could be woven into the narrative of the previous. in addition they get us nearer than ever to the normal humans, with seals naming participants and trader’s tokens selecting occupations. There also are tantalising glimpses of the Roman cult of Mithras energetic in rural Yorkshire. each item chanced on is one other thread within the wealthy tapestry that's the background of Yorkshire.

50 reveals from Yorkshire highlights those extraordinary discoveries and explores how they assist to outline our knowing of 1 of the main major components of Britain.

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