The mayor, Cllr Mrs Margaret Charlesworth, and her husband the Consort before the Mass
Father Philip reminded us that this was a man who died for his beliefs, unwilling to be the puppet king of others. He suggested that Edmund's virtues of truth, honesty and integrity were an example to those in civic life - a humbling but wholly reasonable proposition!
Macebearers and Swordbearer show off their wares in the crypt afterwards
Former Borough & Town Mayor Mike Ames, sporting his Papal decoration
Former Mayor Stefan Oliver, who serves at the church, with Cllr Mrs Gower and her husband