Leader comment: There’s a warning in faces from our brutal past

Leader comment: There’s a warning in faces from our brutal past
 

We’ve had quite a few “faces from the past” recently with reconstructions of Richard III, Robert the Bruce, St Nicholas, an “ordinary” 13th century man from Cambridge.
So much so that people could be forgiven for getting a bit bored of the growing parade.
However, it is one thing to read about history and another to see images of the human beings who lived through it.
READ MORE: 5,000 years of Scottish history in 25 objects
The reconstructed face of a Scottish soldier captured by Oliver Cromwell’s forces at the Battle of Dunbar in 1650 show an understandably distressed young man.
He is... read more

 
14 December 2017 in Hot News, Views: 41
Source: Scotsman
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