Britain's oldest hand-written legal document
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UK's oldest hand-written document found

The first ever mention of London, Britain's oldest legal document, a 2000 year old invoice and a demand to repay a debt, have all been found lodged in the banks of one of London's lost rivers.

Dozens of Roman writing tablets have been unearthed in an archaeological dig just yards from the Bank of England.

David Sillito reports.

  • 01 Jun 2016
  • From the section UK
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