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Burial of a Mary Rose sailor

Title
Burial of a Mary Rose sailor
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
Jul 1984
Year of production
1984
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Duration
00:03:04
Description
Report from the burial service, in the style of a Tudor funeral, at Portsmouth Cathedral of an unknown sailor who died on the Mary Rose warship over 400 years ago. Margaret Rule of the Mary Rose Trust describes the reasons for the memorial service. Discoverer of the Mary Rose shipwreck Alex McKee comments. Male reporter not identified. Choral music heard.
Contributors
Alexander McKee; Margaret Rule
Keywords
Sailors; Funerals; Church services; Dead bodies; Mary Rose; Tudor period; Burials; Naval personnel; Portsmouth Cathedral

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