The Mystery Skull in The Crypt

A lone skull lies beneath St. Leonard’s Church in Beoley, 15 miles from Stratford where Shakespeare is buried. A story from the 19th century says it belongs to Shakespeare and was taken from his tomb by trophy hunters. Archaeologist Kevin Colls has won the first permission to analyze the skull to see if the rumors are true.
Aired: 4/18/2016 | 0:02:39
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