Martyrs’ bones identified almost 150 years after discovery in an attic

Martyrs’ bones identified almost 150 years after discovery in an attic Skulls identified as those of the Welsh Catholic martyrs Philip Evans and John Lloyd. Photo: Stonyhurst College
Two skulls and a cluster of other bones discovered in the attic of a house in the Welsh town of Holywell have been identified as Welsh priests and martyrs Philip Evans and John Lloyd. The bones were discovered in 1858, but it wasn’t until recently they were identified, by Jan Graffius, curator of the Stonyhurst…
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