Archaeologists who discovered thousands of skeletons in medieval mass graves in London’s East End believe many were the victims of a 13th Century volcanic eruption on the other side of the world. The skeletons were uncovered next to Spitalfields Market when the new Spital Square development was started 20 years ago. Experts believed for years they were plague victims—but radiocarbon dating didn’t add up.
I want to believe I would be that man. No, I would be that man. I could not live with myself for saluting Hitler. I'd rather be dead. If only there were more Mr. Landmessers who refused to go along with the group... The man brave enough not to salute Hitler
Charlotte 'Lottie' Meade was a munitions worker during the First World War. She died of TNT poisoning contracted on duty. From the flickr stream of London's Imperial War Museum -- see link for more info. "Her death certificate recorded that she lived in North Kensington in London. It is believed she had at least three great-grandchildren."