In 1885, workmen carrying out work in the chancel of St Mary and St Eanswythe, Folkestone, discovered a lead casket containing a collection of bones. At the time, it was thought that these could be the relics of St Eanswythe, patronal saint of Folkestone and niece of our own Queen Ethelburga in Lyminge. But there … Continue reading Eanswythe found!
The Pathways to the Past team enjoyed a visit to the 'Finding Eanswythe' exhibition at the Sasson Gallery, at Folkestone Library. If you are quick, you can catch it yet! We were very absorbed by the range of text to read, from a detailed 'family tree' of the royalty and nobility of local Anglo Saxon … Continue reading Works Outing!