V. A second Letter from Mr. Masters to George Steevens, Esq. on the Stone Coffins found in repairing Cambridge Castle

1787 Archaeologia  
When I was at Cambridge on Thursday last, Mr. Kerrich and I were summoned to the Castle to the opening of two more stone coffins lying very near the place where those you saw had been deposited, but nearer to the building, with the covering of another, part of which went under the foundation of the old wall of the staircase, so that they seem to have been deposited there before that building was erected. The feet of the coffins were sunk much lower than the heads, which probably occasioned
more » ... bly occasioned their breaking.
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