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By Amy Downes,Rebecca Griffiths

Yorkshire has been on the middle of English historical past for over 2,000 years and has been formed via Roman and Viking invaders, the clash of the Wars of the Roses and the English Civil Wars. With one of these wealth of historical past to discover, 50 reveals from Yorkshire considers the staggering and the typical unearths that support to light up Yorkshire’s hidden past.

Objects came across via the general public, and recorded with the moveable Antiquities Scheme, have produced one of the most vital discoveries from the sector in recent years. those unearths have helped to refine our knowing of Yorkshire’s background and the lives of the folk who lived there. starting from fantastic hoards of silver buried via the Vikings to certain Celtic fittings which convey that folks in Yorkshire had their very own sort, those reveals should be woven into the narrative of the earlier. additionally they get us nearer than ever to the standard humans, with seals naming members and trader’s tokens making a choice on occupations. There also are tantalising glimpses of the Roman cult of Mithras lively in rural Yorkshire. each item discovered is one other thread within the wealthy tapestry that's the historical past of Yorkshire.

50 reveals from Yorkshire highlights those notable discoveries and explores how they assist to outline our realizing of 1 of the main major components of Britain.

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