Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Bury St. Edmunds
Suffolk

East of England

Abbeygate Street 2

St. Edmund

died 869
King of East Anglia from about 855; by tradition he met his death at an unidentified place known as Haegelisdun, after he refused the Danes' demand that he renounce Christ: the Danes beat him, shot him with arrows and then beheaded him
(Wikipedia)

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Bury St. Edmunds /  St. Edmund   Bury St. Edmunds /  St. Edmund

Description

Stone statue of St. Edmund with axe and shield in a niche.

Inscription(s)

St. EDMUND

Tags

Location N 52°14'41" E 0°42'46"

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