Danny Dyer Has Royal Ancestors – How Likely Is It You Do Too?

Graham Holton, University of Strathclyde and Alasdair Macdonald, University of Strathclyde Danny Dyer is very proud of his heritage. In 2016, the actor, who stars in the British soap opera Eastenders, was revealed to be a descendant of King Edward III of England (1312–1377) after taking part in the the family history TV show Who…

Horse Skeleton & Medieval Shoe Found In Digs at Holyrood

A complete skeleton of a horse is amongst the many interesting historic finds at Holyrood Palace in Scotland over the past year of excavations, one of many finds that are part of a £10 million project at the palace. Excavating primarily at Abbey Strand buildings in the Canongate, other finds include part of a  jug dated…