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Queen Cynethryth's Abbey and an
Anglo-Saxon Power Struggle

Saturday May 7th, 2:30pm.
Sir Bernard Miller Centre, Odney 

Gabor Thomas presents an update on the work carried out on the Holy Trinity Church paddock, and the exciting discovery of Queen Cynethryth's Abbey, and outlines the plans for further excavations. Gabor Thomas is Associate Professor of Early Medieval Archaeology, University of Reading, and Director of the Cookham excavations.

 

He has varied research interests in the archaeology of this period, but is best known for conduction large-scale community-facing research excavations within the core of currently inhabited settlements to uncover lost Anglo-Saxon monastic and elite centres.