Remains of five ‘lost’ Archbishops of Canterbury found

Remains of five 'lost' Archbishops of Canterbury found

The remains of five Archbishops of Canterbury have been found beneath a medieval parish church next to Lambeth Palace, the Archbishop of Canterbury's official London residence. Builders renovating the Garden Museum, housed at the deconsecrated church of St Mary-at-Lambeth, found a hidden crypt containing 30 lead coffins. Site manager Karl Patten said: "We discovered numerous coffins – and one of them had a gold crown on top of it".

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