Monday, January 23, 2012

Medieval Treasures To Go On Show At Wrexham Museum

A hoard of medieval treasures is set to go on show at Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives this weekend.

Most people have a hazy idea of what life was like in the Middle Ages, but apart from castles, what else remains of Wales’s medieval past? If you have ever asked yourself this question, you will find some of the answers in this exhibition.

Amongst the artefacts on show at the Medieval Minds exhibition in gallery 2 will be the Wrexham Hoard, a collection of silver pennies from the reigns of Richard the Lionheart, John (the king who signed the Magna Carta) and Henry III.

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