St George and the Dragon

An extremely rare 600 year old gold ring engraved with St George and the Dragon has been found by a metal detectorist in South Creake, Norfolk.

St George and Dragon ring, South Creake

The ring was ruled to be treasure at an inquest in Norwich. It is set to be acquired by Norwich Castle museum. The place of the discovery, South Creake, is home to a large medieval church beloved by a former Poet Laureate, Sir John Betjeman.

st george and dragon ring

It’s an uncanny coincidence for in The Earth Emperor’s Eye there are echoes of the legend of St George slaying a dragon, whilst famed poets of yesteryear provide the inspiration and heart for the magic within the tale.  Is this a call to arms to protect the natural world?

About Chrissie Daines

I am the author of The Earth Emperor's Eye novel, which is linked to the Whittenbury Watch. This post helps reveal the Earth Emperor's magic. To discover more visit www.EarthEmperorsEye.com
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