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" ... until the corpse was reduced to ashes, or so that the flesh was consumed, and the bones nearly burnt; then the charcoal and ashes were covered with earth, and sometimes stones were laid upon it. "
Cambrian Register - Page 381
1799
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The Cambrian Traveller's Guide: And Pocket Companion; Containing Information ...

George Nicholson - Wales - 1808 - 719 pages
...his way то MONTGOMERY. plastered over with clay, and covered To Pcncamawr summit, i miles, Barbtrj with dry turf ; a fire was then made over it with furze, wood, &c. until the corpse was reduced to ashes, or so that the flesh was consumed, and the bones nearly burnt : then the...
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The Cambrian Traveller's Guide, and Pocket Companion

George Nicholson - Wales - 1808 - 8 pages
...his way то MONTGOMERY. plastered over with clay, and covered To Pencamawr summit, i miles, Barbet ; with dry turf ; a fire was then made over it with furze, wood, kc. until the corpse was reduced to ashes, or so that the flesh was consumed, and the bones nearly...
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The beauties of England and Wales: or, Delineations ..., Volume 24

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale, John Evans, Frederic Shoberl, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, John Bigland, Thomas Rees - Architecture - 1812
...graves, and that their manner of burial was thi* The dead body was laid on the bare sward, plaistered over with clay, and covered with dry turf; a fire...with furze, wood, &c. until the corps was reduced to ashes, or so, that the flesh was consumed, and the bones nearly burnt. Then the charcoal and ashes...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or Delineations, Topographical ...

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris - Architecture - 1812
...graves, and that their manner of barial was this. The dead body was laid on the bare sward, plaistered over with clay, and covered with dry turf; a fire...with furze, wood, &c. until the corps was reduced to ashes, or so, that the flesh was consumed, and the bones nearly burnt. Then the charcoal and ashes...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 24

1834
...: the dead body was laid upon the bare sward, plastered ovet with clay, and covered over with fine turf; a fire was then made over it with furze, wood, &c. until the corpse was reduced to ashes, or so that the flesh was consumed, and the bones nearly burnt ; then the...
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An Archaeological Index to Remains of Antiquity of the Celtic, Romano ...

John Yonge Akerman - Archaeology - 1847 - 204 pages
...thus performed: the dead body was laid upon the bare sward, plastered over with clay, and covered over with dry turf; a fire was then made over it with furze, wood, etc., until the corpse was reduced to ashes, or so that the flesh was consumed, and the bones nearly...
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An Archaeological Index to Remains of Antiquity of the Celtic, Romano ...

John Yonge Akerman - England - 1847 - 204 pages
...performed : the dead body was laid upon the bare sward, plastered over with clay, and covered over with dry turf; a fire was then made over it with furze, wood, etc., until the corpse was reduced to ashes, or so that the flesh was consumed, and the bones nearly...
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The Cambrian Journal

Wales - 1857
...manner of Celtic burial is represented to be this : — " The dead body was placed on the bare sward, and covered with dry turf; a fire was then made over it of furze, wood, &c., until the corpse was reduced to ashes ; then, in case they were of the commonalty,...
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