Do we have ‘The Old Fox’?

Do we have ‘The Old Fox’?

โ€‹You may be aware that for some time we have wanted to do a DNA test on the remains in the coffin that is believed to contain Simon the Fox. We want to find out if he is buried here or, as the official records state, at the Tower of London. This will now take place soon as part of the Royal Society of Edinburgh outreach programme. In preparation for this we had a recce visit from Professor Dame Sue Black from Dundee University last week who will undertake the examination later this year. We went for a look at the mausoleum and crypt to work out how we would do the work but ended up opening the coffin there and then.  From a preliminary look we could see there was NO head. This ties with the report of it going on a spike at Traitors Gate at the Tower of London but it could also have been removed later as...
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