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Richard Munslow Was The Shropshire Sin Eater

by | 19th, September 2010

RICHARD Munslow, the country’s last recorded sin eater ”, is buried in Ratlinghope, Shropshire. He died in 1906. Locals have coughed up £1,000 to restore his grave. There will be a service today.

Munslow would stand by a dead body of someone who had not recanted their sins and drink wine and eat bread. In doing so he would adopt the sins

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