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The Resurrectionists!

In the early 19th Century medical schools in England and Scotland were in a bit of a pickle. They needed a regular supply of bodies to demonstrate anatomy lessons on, but there just weren't enough being produced via 'offical' means... So they turned to some 'grey area' associates to help them out.

Will tells Rod their story!

Sources

The Diary of a Resurrectionist 1811-1812

Smithsonian Magazine: In need of cadavers, 19th century medical students raided Baltimore’s graves