Thieves have broken into the main archive of Canterbury Archaeological Trust in Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom. The place got ransacked, thousands of artefacts were thrown to the ground and some were stolen.
A cache of 30 lead coffins was discovered during the refurbishment of the Garden Museum, in a deconsecrated medieval parish church next to Lambeth Palace, the Archbishop of Canterbury’s official London residence. Metal plates on the coffins revealed names of five former Archbishops of Canterbury, going back to the early 1600s.
A treasure hunter found a in Sherwood Forest, United Kingdom. The find dates to the 14th century and was discovered by an amateur metal detectorist.