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Archaeologists to search York stadium for temporary camps set up by Roman armies at outpost

A community dig is about to be launched at Huntington Stadium, a site where archaeologists found evidence of two 2nd century Roman camps more than ten years ago.

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Royal Armouries exhibition to pair iconic Waterloo artworks with arms and armour from the battle

Royal Armouries Leeds is marking the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo with a special exhibition that carefully matches arms and armour with works of art.

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"We can only imagine the horrific injuries": 15th century War of the Roses handgun goes on show for first time

A handgun which a soldier attempted to use at the Battle of Towton - one of the bloodiest battles of the War of the Roses, in 1461 - is among the artefacts to have gone on show at York's Richard III Experience.

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Heated dining rooms and butchery: The robbed Roman villa found by archaeologists in Yorkshire

Read about the Aiskew Roman villa and ditched enclosure archaeologists have uncovered as part of a £34 million new bypass in the North Yorkshire market town of Bedale.

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Skeletons and jewellery in square barrows come from Iron Age East Yorkshire tribe, say archaeologists

The most extensive archaeological excavations ever held in the market town of Pocklington should give historians a picture of the Arras Culture which lived in Yorkshire from the 1st century BC.

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Charter reveals how Richard III planned to make Scarborough an independent county

A fragile document at Scarborough Art Gallery reveals how King Richard III would have granted Scarborough independent county status had he defeated Henry Tudor at the Battle of Bosworth.

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Medieval skeletons found in York could have been executed criminals or Lancastrian soldiers

A dozen bodies have been found on Tadcaster Road in York, where convicted criminals were executed until the early 19th century.

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Dozens of scientists conserve Britain's oldest brain from face-down skull in Iron Age pit

A quantity of bright yellow spongy material caught archaeologists by surprise in York in 2009, giving a team of 34 specialists the chance to conserve ancient brain tissue.

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New species of extinct British marine reptile emerges from Doncaster Museum storeroom

A new type of ichthyosaur, an extinct marine reptile which was alive during the time of the dinosaurs, has been identified from a fossil found on Dorset’s Jurassic coast.

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