diocese of Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich

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Cnut (d. 1035) king of England, of Denmark, and of Norway


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The see, roughly conterminous with Suffolk, was created in 1914 out of the Norwich diocese. Suffolk then had its own see for the first time since the Dunwich bishopric collapsed under the weight of the Danish invasions. The cathedral at Bury St Edmunds is the former 15th‐cent. Perpendicular parish church adjoining the tower of the ruined former Norman abbey.

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