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Experts May Have Found Bones of English Princess Eadgyth

LONDON (AP).- She was a beautiful English princess who married one of Europe’s most powerful monarchs and dazzled subjects with her charity and charm. Now a team of British and German experts say they think they’ve found the body of Princess Eadgyth (pronounced Edith) — a 10th-century noblewoman who has been compared to Princess Diana. “She was a very, very popular person,” said Mark Horton, an archaeology professor at Bristol University in western England. “She was sort of the Diana of her day if you like — pretty and full of good works.” Horton is one of a team of experts working to verify the identity of some bones found bundled in silk in Magdeburg Cathedral in Germany. Should the skeleton be positively