Mary Rose skeletons studied by Swansea sports scientists
Skeletons recovered from the wreck of a King Henry VIII’s warship the Mary Rose are being studied to discover more about life in the 1500s. Swansea University sports scientists are hoping to find out more about the toll on the bodies of archers who had to pull heavy bows. It is documented…
Hatch, the Mary Rose's ship's dog, waits for visitors in a case at the Mary Rose Museum. The Tudor warship had been in service for 33 years when it sank in the Solent watched by Henry VIII from the the Southsea Castle
Shoes, a sock and a boot were among the footwear from 415 individuals found. About 500 men died when the ship sank. There was no list of crew names, just a list of numbers, and only the names of the vice admiral, Sir George Carew and the master, Roger Grenville are known.