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Love ring from the Tudor Era reunited with it's second half 3 year later

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A metal detectorist couple has united a 450-year-old silver love ring with its second half 3 years after finding the first. 
The partial artifact was discovered in Lancashire and inscribed on it is the word "Yours". Love rings during the TudorEra, were inscribed with a variety of different messages, therefore the options of what the complete meaning may be, was endless.
The metal detecting pair, Sheila and Iain, who has been treasure hunting for 12 years, was searching again on the same field 3 years later when they uncovered the second half of the ring. When the pieces were placed together, it read "I am yours". Sheila said that the ring is tiny and beautifully decorated with elegant letters. It forms a small part of the history of the area. As the field on which the ring was discovered is plowed yearly, it is possible that the plow may have broken it in half. Whoever the misfortunate lover is who lost their ring will remain a mystery, buried in time.



Boy finds World War II plane and pilot in Denmark.

Daniel with the WWII plane parts discovered on their field

14-year-old Daniel Rom Kristiansen from Birkelse, Denmark's father shared a memory of a story his grandfather told him about his family making Christmas cookies in December 1944 when a World War II plane crashed on their farmland.


Daniel with his father who assisted the search

Daniel's father still works on the land his father owned and even though he has been spending a significant time thoroughly working the fields, never in 40 years, neither his relatives who have worked on the land for decades seen any evidence to suspect a plane was still on the property. It was believed that the wreckage had been removed years before.

Daniel decided he wanted to use his metal detector to search the field anyway, accompanied by his father.  As he was scanning the field, a signal sounded and they uncovered some metal fragments, but realized they will need to dig much deeper and borrowed an excavator from a neighbor. 


A part of the plane

Digging a few meters down, there were hundreds of metal pieces, which initially did not represent a plane, more digging revealed the motor of an engine from a Bf 109 Messerschmitt plane, Luftwaffe munitions, then the skeleton of the pilot with parts of his clothes, a wallet with money and a small Bible.


Some of the pilot's possessions

Following their report to the authorities about the find, the North Jutland Police closed the crash site for investigation and a bomb disposal team was dispatched, as there was ammunition found as well. The plane parts and pilot's possessions are at the Historical Museum of Northen Jutland.


Similar plane to the one found

Mr.Torben Sarauw, the curator at the museum, believes the pilot came from a city nearby named Aalborg where there was a training base for German pilots, as there were some food stamps found for the canteen of that base. Forensic experts are working to recover the remains of the deceased pilot.  Following definite identification, his relatives will be notified and he will likely be buried in Germany.


Parts of the plane

The bomb squad working on removing dangerous items

 
                       

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