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List of famous people buried in Winchester Cathedral, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Celebrities are often buried in the highest caliber cemeteries, mausoleums and tombs, which is why we've created this list of celebrities buried in Winchester Cathedral. If you're ever visiting Winchester Cathedral and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

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From celebrity tombs at Winchester Cathedral to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Winchester Cathedral. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Winchester Cathedral, like what year and where the person was born.

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Jane Austen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Winchester Cathedral
Dec. at 42 (1775-1817) Jane Austen was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set among the landed gentry, earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature. Her realism, ...more

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Cnut the Great is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Winchester Cathedral
Dec. at 45 (990-1035) Cnut the Great, more commonly known as Canute, was a king of Denmark, England, Norway, and parts of Sweden, together often referred to as the Anglo-Scandinavian or North Sea Empire. After his ...more

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Izaak Walton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Winchester Cathedral
Izaak Walton Dec. at 90 (1593-1683) Izaak Walton was an English writer. Best known as the author of The Compleat Angler, he also wrote a number of short biographies that have been collected under the title of Walton's Lives.

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Eadwig is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Winchester Cathedral
Dec. at 18 (941-959) Eadwig, more rarely Edwy, sometimes nicknamed All-Fair or the Fair, was King of the English from 955 until his death four years later. The eldest son of King Edmund and Ælfgifu of ...more

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William II of England is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Winchester Cathedral
Dec. at 44 (1056-1100) William II, the third son of William I of England, was King of England from 1087 until 1100, with powers over Normandy, and influence in Scotland. He was less successful in extending control ...more

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Henry of Blois is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Winchester Cathedral
Henry of Blois Dec. at 70 (1101-1171) Henry of Blois, often known as Henry of Winchester, was Abbot of Glastonbury Abbey from 1126, and Bishop of Winchester from 1129 to his death. He was a younger son of Stephen Henry, Count of ...more

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Ælfweard of Wessex is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Winchester Cathedral
Dec. at 20 (904-924) Ælfweard was the second son of Edward the Elder, the eldest born to his second wife Ælfflæd.

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George Pretyman Tomline is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Winchester Cathedral
George Pretyman Tomline Dec. at 77 (1750-1827) Sir George Pretyman Tomline, 5th Baronet FRS was an English clergyman, theologian, Bishop of Lincoln and then Bishop of Winchester, and confidant of William Pitt the Younger. He was an opponent ...more

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Richard of Normandy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Winchester Cathedral
Richard of Normandy Richard of Normandy was the second son of William the Conqueror, King of England, and Matilda of Flanders. Between 1069 and 1075, Richard died in a hunting accident in the New Forest. He was ...more

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Eadred is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Winchester Cathedral
Dec. at 35 (920-955) Eadred was King of the English from 946 until his death in 955, in succession to his elder brother Edmund I.

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Æthelwulf of Wessex is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Winchester Cathedral
Dec. at 63 (795-858) Æthelwulf, also spelled Aethelwulf or Ethelwulf; Old English: Æþelwulf, meaning "Noble Wolf", was King of Wessex from 839 until his death in 858. He was the only ...more

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Harthacnut is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Winchester Cathedral
Dec. at 24 (1018-1042) Harthacnut, Harðacnut, or Canute III was King of Denmark from 1035 to 1042 and King of England from 1040 to 1042. He was the son of King Cnut the Great and Emma of Normandy. When Cnut died ...more

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Cynewulf of Wessex is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Winchester Cathedral
Cynewulf was the King of Wessex from 757 until his death in 786. Cynewulf became king after his predecessor, Sigeberht, was deposed. He may have come to power under the influence of ...more