Was East Anglia the epicentre of Leprosy in medieval England?

Interested in early medieval life across East Anglia? If so click through to this fascinating article.

If you do read it you will note that a case of leprosy was found in a skeleton discovered at Great Chesterford which is not that far from Longstanton. This research gives us a clue as to the hardships faced by the people who lived in this part of England about a thousand years ago.

https://www.arch.cam.ac.uk/could-the-squirrel-trade-with-scandinavia-have-contributed-to-england2019s-medieval-leprosy-outbreak#.WfFmZQxbl10.facebook

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