This intriguing chalk figure of a club-wielding naked man may be a drawing of a fertility god, Hercules... or Oliver Cromwell. No one knows exactly when or why it was made.
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Cerne Abbas, England
- 50.813694° N, 2.474740° W
- Date Published
- October 8, 2013
- Last Updated
- April 11, 2015
First Record of Cerne Abbas Giant
First record of the Cerne Abbas Giant, in the accounts of the churchwarden of St. Mary's Church in Cerne Abbas. He reports that 3 shillings were paid for "repairing ye Giant."
A Girlfriend for the Cerne Abbas Giant
Students from Bournemouth University provide the Cerne Abbas Giant with a temporary female friend as a field archaeology experience.
Cerne Abbas Giant = Oliver Cromwell?
Rev. John Hutchins claims the Cerne Abbas Giant was created by Lord Denzil Holles, the owner of the hill from 1642-66, to satirize the puritanical rule of Oliver Cromwell.
- The Cerne Abbas Giant Mysterious Britain.