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Unique medieval coin found near Gloucester

A medieval coin from the reign of William the Conqueror has been found in a field near Gloucester. The coin, which dates from 1077-1080, features the name of the moneyer Silacwine and where it was minted. The Portable Antiquities Scheme said that until the coin was discovered, there were no known examples

Razed Anglo-Saxon homes found at Lincoln Castle

Evidence of 166 Anglo-Saxon homes razed by William the Conqueror in order to build Lincoln Castle has been found on the castle grounds. The Domesday Book, a survey of his new kingdom, records how many houses were knocked down to make room but this is the first time their physical