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To: blam

This is a Saxon grave-lid that was discovered in the chancel of the church during rebuilding in 1820. It has come to be known as the Wirksworth Stone. Beneath it was the well-preserved skeleton of a tall man, believed to be Betti, a monk who came to Wirksworth in the year 653, and was the founder and first priest of this church. (March 2001)

6 posted on 04/12/2007 3:43:09 PM PDT by blam
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To: blam

A Man Named Betti....hmmmm.


9 posted on 04/12/2007 4:39:37 PM PDT by lepton ("It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into"--Jonathan Swift)
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