The Lives Of The Fathers, Martyrs, And Other Principal Saints Volume 8

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byAlban Butler

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1845 edition. Excerpt: ...he courageously disposed himself for death, only entreating Ethelwin to content himself with his life, and spare that of his faithful servant Tonder. The generous officer seemed unwilling to survive his master, and both were slain together, and buried at Gilling in 651, on the 20th of August. Queen Ean-fled daughter to king Edwin, wife of Oswi, and near relation of Oswin, with her husband's leave, founded a monastery at Gil-ling, in which prayers might be ever put up for both kings. It was afterwards destroyed by the Danes.(l) She appointed Trumhere the first abbot, an Englishman, who had been in-(1) See Leland Itiner. vol. 8, p. 52, alias 85; Tanner, not. Monast. structed and ordained by the Scots at Lindisfarne. He was afterwards made bishop of South-Mercia, which he converted to the faith in the days of king Wulfere. The body of St. Oswin, whose shrine was made illustrious by many miracles, was some time after translated to the strong fortress of Tin-mouth, and laid in a stone coffin, in a secret part of the chapel built under the rock, secured against the approach of any enemy. The country being sometimes under infidel Danish princes, this precious treasure was forgotten till a monk of Tinmouth, named Edward or Edmund, (for these names were the same, and were given promiscuously to this monk,) discovered it, admonished it is said in a vision, and informed Egilwin bishop of Durham, in whose presence with the count and people, the sepulchre was dug open, and the sacred remains taken up, cleansed, and wrapped in precious linen and rich cloths, in 1065, on the llth of March. Tosti Earl of Northumberland repaired and endowed more richly this monastery of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Tin-mouth; he had married Judith, daughter of Baldwin Earl...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1845 edition. Excerpt: ...he courageously disposed himself for death, only entreating Ethelwin to content himself with his life, and spar...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.46 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217597688

ISBN - 13:9780217597685

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