Carey Mulligan (15 years ago the “ignorant, idle and vain” Kitty Bennet in Pride and Prejudice) now burrows nobly into Suffolk with Ralph Fiennes, in The Dig, a film about the excavation of a 90-foot Anglo-Saxon ship at Sutton Hoo on the brink of war in 1939.
No body was found, though, like Cardinal Newman’s, it might have dissolved
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