• Sutton Hoo burial site.
    Archaeology,  History

    Lost Temple of Sutton Hoo King Unearthed: A New Glimpse into the Past

    In a remarkable archaeological breakthrough, the remains of a 1,400-year-old temple, believed to have been commissioned by King Redwald of Sutton Hoo, have been discovered in Suffolk. The Venerable Bede, a revered monk and historian, documented that King Redwald, who passed away in AD 625, constructed a unique temple featuring altars dedicated to both Christian and pagan deities. This monarch, entombed in a ship at Sutton Hoo, represented the first East Anglian king to embrace Christianity while maintaining ties to other faiths. The temple’s existence became shrouded in mystery over time, but recent excavations by volunteers from Rendlesham Revealed, a community archaeology project, suggest they may have uncovered the elusive…