The remains of five people have been found under the Royal Chapel at Stirling Castle in Scotland, including a woman "Amazon" killed by a warhammer during the Wars of Independence.
Peter Yeoman, Historic Scotland's head of cultural heritage, said yesterday that the new discoveries about the grim fate of the lady
The face of a medieval knight found at Stirling Castle has been seen for the first time since he was killed in the 13th or 14th century. The battle-scarred face of a medieval knight who was killed some 700 years ago has been revealed with the help of forensic skills
Evidence has been found of Africans being present at Stirling Castle as early as the 1540s.
John Harrison found references to morys - or moors - in the "Bread Book", a record of who received loaves from the royal kitchens in 1549.
The book may be the first clear record of Africans
The markings found on a set of giant 16th century medallions in Stirling Castle have been found to be the oldest written instrumental music in Scotland.
Mr Donaldson found a sequence of '0's, 'I's and 'II's carved round the edge of head number 20, which bears the image of a woman's