National Geographic : 1941 Jan
Winchester, England's Early Capital L llUOIlUiLL)l!UY 1"1 . IIllUIlllY l .iI1 A Kinsman of William the Conqueror Erected Winchester Cathedral Although much of the historic edifice has been rebuilt since, the transepts remain Norman. Some of the sturdy beams hewed not long after the Battle of Hastings still are intact. Beneath the pavement, alongside kings and queens, Izaak Walton and Jane Austen are buried (page 91). Before the west entrance (above) stands a memorial to British soldiers who died in the First World War.