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Hunstanton Saint Edmund's Ruin,

Hunstanton Saint Edmund's Ruin.



Hunstanton Saint Edmund's Ruin, Now a ruined church, maybe the first church built in Hunstanton's area before the Le Strange family changed the town into a seaside. Called Saint Edmund, it is said to be the place Saint Edmund came ashore to preach. Saint Edmund later to become, killed by the Vikings and best known for showing in pictures, either covered in Arrows killing him, or wearing them as an adornment. The ruins, with its Norfolk flint medieval dressings, mostly re-built in the 20th century is placed only a short distance from Peddar's Way in Ringstead. 

The wolf is a central figure of the legend surrounding the death of King Edmund, who ruled East Anglia from AD 855 to 869 and was made a saint for refusing to renounce his Christian faith during the Danish invasion.The story goes that after being killed with arrows and decapitated in Suffolk, the King's body was found but his head was missing. Supporters heard the wolf call them and they found him guarding the king's head, which was then reunited with his body.


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Hunstanton Saint Edmund's Ruin,
Hunstanton Saint Edmund's Ruin,
Hunstanton Saint Edmund's Ruin,