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The Mystery of the Headless Man

The Mystery of the Headless Man

The Mystery of the Headless Man

This story has everything: war, politics, betrayal, scandal, murder and at its heart a cracking forensic science mystery. This is the story of Simon Fraser, the 11th Lord Lovat of the Highland, also known as the Fox. After a life of political intrigue he was beheaded at the Tower of London - the last man to be beheaded in England. The question is what happened to the body. Is it buried in the Tower - the official story - or was he taken to the clan vault, where his family believe he's buried. We have exclusive access as one of the worlds most respected forensic anthropologists opens the tomb and discovers the truth.

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