Can botany provide a window to our medieval past?
Paper by Fiona MacGowan
Given at the BSBI Irish Spring Conference, on March 27, 2021
Excerpt: Finding those plants and the stories that they could tell about medieval everyday life and sparked her interest and she approached the Castle Studies trust in the UK, and they funded a project for us to look at four castles in Ireland.
Learn more at Relict Plants at Medieval Castles
Photo by Mike Searle / Castles of Connacht: Castle Carra, Mayo / CC BY-SA 2.0