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William Roulston on gravestone mortality symbols

Duration: 02:12

William Roulston and Helen Mark look at a gravestone dating back to the 1680s, in Donagheady graveyard, in Co. Tyrone.

They consider the significance of the mortality symbols on the gravestone, and we learn how people of status were buried under the family seat, inside the Donagheady Church. (Broadcast: 3rd April 2011)

Available since: Fri 21 Oct 2011

This clip is from

A Kist o Wurds Series 26, Episode 1

Michael Everson talks about his interest in languages & William Roulston visits Donagheady

First broadcast: 03 Apr 2011

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