October 29th, 2013

James - looking down

Looking Down

A few weeks ago I went with a friend to Sherborne in Dorset, and visited the Abbey.  We were told that there were the bones of 2 English Kings buried there. The Abbey as seen today dates from 1485, but inside are the bodies of two Kings of Wessex, Alfred the Great's elder brothers King Ethelbald (died AD 860) and King Ethelbert (AD 865).

Christine & I waled round, and enjoyed the amazing building, but couldn't see the tombs. We asked, and were told to go to the North-East corner of the Abbey, and look down ...Collapse )