A Menology of England and Wales

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Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012 - 592 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892. Excerpt: ... 4TH APRIL, p. 144. St. Tigernack is in the Mart. of Donegal on this day. 7TH APRIL, p. 146. The festival of St. Goran, otherwise called Goronus or Woronus, a contemporary of St. Petroc. Several churches in Cornwall are dedicated to him.--Will. of Worc. (Itin., p. 107), from the Cal. of Bodmin; Leland Collect., p. 75; Oliver, p. 439. Read Edmund Genings instead of Edward, p. 147, line 2. 8th APRIL, p. 149. Simeon of Durham places the death of St. Tilbert on the 2nd October, to which day the commemoration should be removed. 9TH APRIL, p. 151. In the references, read A.D. 870 instead of 670; also Oxenedes for Oxenden. Iith APRIL, p. 153. Edburga, mentioned in the life of St Guthlac, was the daughter of Adulph, Princess of East Anglia, and granddaughter of St. Hereswitha. She was a woman of singularly holy life, but does not appear to have received the cultus of a Saint. She is sometimes called Ethelburga. See Thomas of Ely Anglia Sac, i. p. 549); John of Wallingford (Stevenson's translation, p. 528). V. George Gervase. See also Pollen's Acts, p. 292. 13TH APRIL, p. 155. VV. John Lockwood and Edmund Catherick. About the year 1880, the relics of these martyrs were translated from Augsburgh to St. Gregory's, Downside. The heads were found to be wanting, which tends to confirm the tradition, that the two heads preserved at Hazlewood in Yorkshire are those of these holy martyrs 15TH APRIL, p. 159. St. Paternus is invoked in Mabillon's Litanies. 17TH APRIL, p. 161. St. Stephen. The Saint's valuable recension of the Holy Scriptures should be noticed. 19TH APRIL, p. 165. St. ELPheGE is represented in paintings of the English College in Rome (plate 23), and in the next plate are the Martyrs of Canterbury. V. James Duckett. See also Pollen's Acts, p. 238. 21ST APRIL, ...

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