title={THE SKULL OF BEDE},
  author={Joanna Story and Richard N. Bailey},
  journal={The Antiquaries Journal},
  pages={325 - 350}
In 1831 Dr James Raine excavated Bede’s tomb in Durham Cathedral, revealing a partial skeleton accompanied by a medieval ring. Three casts were made of the skull; the recent re-discovery of one of these casts provokes an examination of the authenticity of the remains and of antiquarian interests in craniology in the mid-nineteenth century. RÉSUMÉ En 1831, le chanoine James Raine fit ouvrir le tombeau de Bede, dans la cathédrale de Durham, et mit au jour un squelette incomplet, accompagné d’un… Expand
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