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Sunday, 22 April 2012

Ring belonging to lord executed for treason unearthed near Winchester


IT belonged to an English lord who was executed for treason.
But now a silver ring found in a Hampshire field has officially been declared treasure after being discovered during a metal detectors’ event.
The 300-year-old hawk ring, known as a vervel, was discovered at the Stratton Park estate near Micheldever by Paul Reynolds from Andover in March 2011.
Mr Reynolds was among 200 people at the metal detectors’ rally with the ring one of around 100 finds reported to Winchester Museums Service.

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