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Bury St. Edmunds

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


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


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




Location (N 52°14'41" - E 0°42'46")

Item Code: gbee037; Photograph: 7 June 2014
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