Dating in the 1600 s


Archaeologists at work at St Cross College ahead of work to expand and construct new buildings within the western quadrangle of the campus.



If you are struggling to put food on the table, you are not going to use a silver shilling in a burial.” Diarmaid Macculloch, Oxford University’s Professor of the History of the Church, said: “The coin of Charles I suggests the possibility that this was an emergency burial, during the siege of the city by forces of the Westminster Parliament in the Civil War.” Mr Champness said one theory being considered was that the woman could have died from starvation or disease.Other media such as radio, television and the Internet started to replace the paper as an information source.In recent years, newspapers and other media have adapted to the changing technology environment by starting to offer online editions to cater to the needs of the public.That is what makes the archaeological find so unusual.

“You are only supposed to really bury someone in consecrated ground, so the fact someone has buried her here but still using Christian practices is what has us asking questions.

In the future, the trend towards more electronic delivery of the news will continue with more emphasis on the Internet, social media and other electronic delivery methods.