Famous Remains: The Story of Three Cadavers
The strange story of what happened to three famous people, Oliver Cromwell, Catherine Parr and George 'Big Nose' Parrot, after they had shuffled off their mortal coil, illustrates our convoluted history of, and reaction to, mortal remains.
This is original content based on research by The History Guy. Images in the Public Domain are carefully selected and provide illustration. As very few images of the actual event are available in the Public Domain, images of similar objects and events are used for illustration.
Certain photos courtesy the Carbon County Museum, Rawlins Wyoming: www.carboncountymuseum.org/
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