Thomas Ramey Watson

Bones of historic Queen Eadgyth discovered

Queen Eadgyth lived at the dawn of the English

nation.

Her grandfather Alfred the Great was the first monarch to style himself King of the Anglo Saxons, while her step-brother Athelstan was the first

King of the English.

Her bones were unearthed at Madgeburg Cathedral in Germany.

The preliminary findings will be announced at a conference at the University of Bristol today.

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