A skeleton found buried underneath a primary school playground may be the remains of a 16th century pirate, according to experts.
Archaeologists reached the conclusion that the ancient skeleton, discovered at Victoria Primary School in Newhaven, Edinburgh last year, was “likely to have been a murder victim – and quite possibly a pirate” after looking at evidence gathered while carbon-dating the bones.
Analysis of the condition of the remains and the fact they were buried close to the sea rather than at one of three nearby graveyards, led experts to the conclusion that the man may also have been killed before being displayed in a shallow grave to deter other pirates.
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