Rings

RINGS

There are some stunning gold rings surviving from Anglo-Saxon England. One of the Old English poetic synonyms for 'king' is 'ring-giver', and it may be that the two magnificent rings now in the British Museum were designed as high-status gifts, rather than being the personal possessions of King Athelwulf of Wessex or his daughter, Queen Athelswith of Mercia, whose names are inscribed on the rings.
 

Bardney

Bardney today is a village in Lincolnshire, 11 miles east of Lincoln.