Thursday, October 11, 2007

What did the Mary Rose tell us?

The BBC has an interesting story on what the recovery of the Mary Rose, an English warship that sunk in 1545, has told researchers in the past 25 years of investigation. One of the most interesting points: the sailors were taller and perhaps healthier than soldiers in World War I.

Image: the Mary Rose in drydock in 1985.


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