More than a millennium later, archeologists in Hampshire believe they may have discovered his remains—inside a cardboard box.
Born Colin Lionel Emm in Hampshire, England, he ran away at age 14 to join the Merchant Marines.
William—absent Kate and Prince George—arrived by helicopter to Gosport Royal Navy Submarine Museum in Hampshire today.
reduced from Old English Hamtunscir; named for the city of Southampton, which originally was simply Hamtun. Norman scribes mangled the county name to Hauntunescire, later Hantescire, hence the abbrev. Hants.