Historic link to the past

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I WAS interested in the references to the Nordic kingdom of Sodor and Man and the ‘Lewis Chessmen’ in today’s Examiner (November 1). When those chess-pieces were carved, the original Diocese of Sodor and Man existed, so the Bishop pieces were Bishops of Sodor and Man. (I have a copy of the seated bishop, given to me coincidentally by a Canadian bishop who didn’t realise the connection!)

The Rt Revd Robert M E Paterson, Bishop of Sodor and Man Thie yn Aspick

The Falls, Douglas

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