Red Bag Recovered from One-Time Raleigh Manor — Archaeological Headlines – Archaeology Magazine

SURREY, ENGLAND—The Guardian reports that a red silk velvet bag that may have once held the severed head of Sir Walter Raleigh after he was executed for treason has been discovered in the attic of West Horsley Place. This was once the home of Carew Raleigh, Sir Walter’s son. After Raleigh was beheaded in 1618…

via Red Bag Recovered from One-Time Raleigh Manor — Archaeological Headlines – Archaeology Magazine

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