Site display: Normal | Text Only

My Collection | About Us | Teachers

Find objects

Select from more than one or two options below:

Objects search

Can't find what you're looking for? Try the search below.

Lead mortuary crosses, England, 1300s and 1600s

Related Objects

There are 582 related objects. View all related objects



Glossary: mortuary cross

small cross made of lead used in England during the Great Plague of 1348, to denote a plague death

Glossary: plague

An acute contagious fever with high levels of mortality. Both the 'Black Death' that swept Europe in the 1340s and the Great Plague of London in 1665 are believed to have been bubonic plague.