Lincoln Castle reveals Saxon buried in his boots

The UKĀ£22 million renovtion of Lincoln Castle continues to unearth medieval treasures, this time with the discovery of a high-status Saxon burial  in a church wall. The remains showed a powerful man, suffering from rickets, who was buried in his boots.

The remains, believed to date from around 900 CE, were foundin a long-buried Saxon church, along with those of four men, three women and three children. Both the remains of the prominent man and the boots have been sent for further analysis.