Staffordshire Hoard link with Sandbach surfaces

Archaeologists have suggested that one of the biggest “war hoards” discovered in history may have belonged to King Penda, who also had a strong link to Sandbach’s most famous monument.
In July 2009 an amateur metal detectorist disco-vered “one of the greatest finds” in a field in Lichfield, Staffordshire, made up of gold, garnet weapons and ornaments.

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