Pirate hoard found in London

Arghhh! There be pirates in London. Or at least there once were according to experts excavating the Narrow Street area of Ratcliff, near Limehouse. The site included the homes of 17th century sailors and pirates.

An exhibition of the artifacts discovered will be opening soon at the Sampson and Horne Antiques gallery, in Mount Street, Westminster. Items include glassware, coins, pottery and cannonballs.