Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Canterbury
Kent

South East England

Lady Woottons Green

King Ethelbert and Queen Bertha

Æthelberht (also Ethelbert) (c. 560 - 616), King of Kent from c. 558 or 560 to 616 (Wikipedia)
Saint Bertha or Saint Aldeberge (b. c. 565 - in or after 601), queen of Kent whose influence led to the Christianization of Anglo-Saxon England (Wikipedia)
Stephen Melton

2006

Canterbury /  King Ethelbert and Queen Bertha   Canterbury /  King Ethelbert and Queen Bertha

Description

Two statues

Canterbury - King Ethelbert and Queen Bertha Canterbury - King Ethelbert and Queen Bertha

Inscription(s)

ETHELBERT KING OF KENT
BRETWALDA OF THE ENGLISH
A.D. 597

BERTHA QUEEN OF KENT
PRINCESS OF THE FRANKS
A.D. 597

statues commissioned by
THE CANTERBURY COMMEMORATION SOCIETY
with funds given by

[list of names]

unveiled on the 26th 2006

martin taylor, chair

Signature

(Ethelbert) S.R. Melton | 2005
(Bertha) S.R. Melton | 2004

Canterbury - King Ethelbert and Queen Bertha

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 51°16'45" E 1°5'10"

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