The story of Winchester Cathedral is hard to tell.
Too old, too enormous, too awe-inspiring—how is it possible to do it justice in a book, never mind a single blog post? And yet, I will try, because for me, the magnificence of the cathedral is never more inspiring than when I hold a dark, wooden, four-inch-long cross in my hand. This cross was part of the foundation of the building, below the ground.
Before I explain how a piece of Winchester Cathedral came into my possession, let me tell the stories of two men, separated by a millennium....
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