Now if you think of Royal houses in the east you probably think of Sandringham.
But hundreds of years before Kings and Queens built a palace in West Norfolk, the Suffolk coast was the seat of power for the Anglo-Saxons.
And just recently archaeologists have discovered artefacts at Rendlesham near Sutton Hoo, which they say is conclusive evidence that there was once a grand royal settlement there.
Is this the most important archaeological find of a generation, Tanya Mercer went along to find out more.
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