At the latest event in the Lyminge Anglo-Saxon Festival, a socially distanced audience in the Parish Church last night was treated to a superb talk on a matter very close to the hearts of those of us who live in Lyminge. Dr Andrew Richardson of Canterbury Archaeological Trust gave us an excellent run-through of what … Continue reading Kentish Royal Burials
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!