William Roulston on gravestone mortality symbols
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
Ulster-Scots culture - including music, history, literature, poetry, places and speakers.
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- Alice in Wonderland translated into Ulster-Scots Duration: 04:52
- Rev Bracegirdle’s culture shock in Donagheady Duration: 03:44