British police raid village pub in search of Holy Grail

first_img An example of a 14th century cup with a similar design to the Nanteos Cup Source: Wikimedia CommonsThe pub’s landlady, Di Franklyn, told Reuters:They turned the place upside down. They came with fibre optic cameras to look in all the corners and nooks and crannies, and under the floorboards… they were clearly serious about it.The cup was not reclaimed during the search.According to the BBC, the only item on the premises that vaguely resembled it was a salad bowl.No word yet on if they have to return with a nice shrubbery.This bizarre facial exercise contraption promises to give you a better smile>Reward offered for return of suggestive ‘Sister Mary’ scarecrow> POLICE IN THE UK have raided a village pub searching for a stolen relic believed to be the Holy Grail – the cup Jesus is said to have drunk from at the Last Supper.The object in question is the Nanteos Cup, a wooden relic which some believe to be the Holy Grail.It is said to have been brought to Britain by Joseph of Arimathea before ending up at a stately home in Wales, where visitors would drink from it.Last month, it was reported that the cup had been stolen from a house in Herefordshire.After receiving ‘intelligence’ that the cup had been seen in a local pub, a team of eight officers and a police dog arrived at the Crown Inn on Sunday morning.last_img read more