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From: "Paul Thomas Blay" <>
Subject: Anglo-Saxon Royal goldsmiths Shottesbrooke Berks
Date: Mon, 7 Sep 1998 19:51:19 +0100
Royal goldsmiths have worked at Shottesbrooke Berks from the 8th C (Offa's
ealdorman Bynna) to the 14th C. Fine metalworking probably goes back to
I have a detailed history of the area in the Anglo-Saxon period and would
to share information urgently as this site is threatened with a Motorway
Service Area. Interesting discoveries include an ancient Shire moot of
Berkshire that the county was named after and the designing of tapestries
by goldsmiths including Lady Godiva's brother Thorold. I also have been
shed new light on such well known characters as Hereward and Wulfric.
I would particularly welcome information on early goldsmiths, moneyers etc.
(Via Paul Blay's Internet Account).
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