This Day, 974 Years Ago, April 3, 1043, ‘Edward The Confessor’ Was Crowned ‘King Of England’ In Winchester Cathedral.

by Anura Guruge

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I am not that au fait with all of the early English kings BUT I have read about ‘Edward’ and like what I have learned. Essentially the last but one English King prior to the Norman invasion of 1066.

I lived near Winchester from 1974 to 1981. Winchester Cathedral is very dear to I and I have spent a lot of time in it. Had a friend at IBM who was a campanologist at the Cathedral. He took me, for than once, up to bell tower to ring the bells with him and his other campanologists. That was always an experience.

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