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Cod bones from Mary Rose reveal globalized fish trade in Tudor England




New stable isotope and ancient DNA analysis of the bones of stored cod provisions recovered from the wreck of the Tudor warship Mary Rose, which sank off the coast of southern England in 1545, has revealed that the fish in the ship’s stores had been caught in surprisingly distant waters: the northern North Sea and the fishing grounds of Iceland – despite England having well developed local fisheries by the 16th century.




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Cod bones from Mary Rose reveal globalized fish trade in Tudor England

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