St Edith, Eaton-under-Heywood, Shropshire
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St Edith is said to be a daughter of King Egbert of Wessex. He founded a Benedictine nunnery in the Forest of Arden.
This wooden effigy, dating from about 1330, is of exceptional rarity being one
of only three in England and Wales that represent laymen as opposed to
members of the aristocracy or churchmen.
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