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Sarcophagus during Demolition of St Alkmund's Church, Derby, c 1965

Sarcophagus now in Derby Museum. St. Alkmund's is supposed to have been originally founded early in the ninth century when St Alkmund's remains were bought here. Saint Alkmund was Born in 774 in northern England as a British prince; son of the Northumbrian king Alcred and became King of Northumbria after the murders of his father and brother Osred. Known for his charity to the poor and orphaned. M…