Poorly Located Monument record FSG 032 - Medieval gold ring, River Lark

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Summary

Gold ring, with ruby, found in river bed believed to be "dropped by the Countess of Leicester in her flight" (battle of Fornham)(S1). Formerly recorded as FSG MISC

Location

Grid reference TL 84 68 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL86NW
Civil Parish FORNHAM ST GENEVIEVE, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Gold ring, with ruby, found in river bed believed to be "dropped by the Countess of Leicester in her flight" (battle of Fornham)(S1). For details of battle site and other finds see FSG Misc.

Formerly recorded as FSG MISC

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <R1> (No record type): Paris Matthew, 128.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, XCVIII, 93.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive: volume.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Barker, H. R.. 1907. West Suffolk Illustrated. 145.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (0)

Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:47AM

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