The Hunt for St Alban

David Garner investigates the work of an archaeological team in their hunt in St Albans.

It has been over a decade since the archaeologists Professor Martin Biddle and Magister Birthe Kjølbye- Biddle began their research into the history of the Romano-British martyr St Alban and the early churches built in his memory. Now it seems they have reached a turning point in their investigations. An excavation alongside one of the outer walls of the nave of St Albans Cathedral in Hertfordshire has revealed vital evidence about the location of the original shrine to Alban.

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