Sotheby’s to auction Cromwell-era ring unearthed by metal detector

An English, late 15th Century ring that was found using a metal detector is to be offered for auction. 

The ring was discovered in 2013 near Launde Abbey, an Elizabethan manor house once home to Thomas Cromwell’s son, and will be offered for auction by Sotheby’s in London on Thursday, July 9, in a sale of ‘Old Master Sculpture & Works of Art’.

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