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Saints in Britain John Vince

Saints in Britain By John Vince

Saints in Britain by John Vince


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Summary

This book tells the life stories of the more familiar saints, the associated folklore, the patronage, the emblems, the place names, the shrines and the festivals. There is a calendar of saints' days.

Saints in Britain Summary

Saints in Britain by John Vince

Of the thousands of saints created by the Catholic Church many have a special relevance to British history, either through popular acceptance and worship or because of their direct involvement in the development of Christianity in the British Isles.This book tells the life stories of the more familiar saints, the associated folklore, the patronage, the emblems, the place names, the shrines and the festivals. There is a calendar of saints' days.

About John Vince

John Vince has written many books and articles about bygone England and the countryside. He has a particular interest in ancient crafts and industries and he collects and restores rural bygones.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Saints in Britain: short biographies of selected saints commemorated and represented in British churches.; Weather lore; Saints in place names; Shrines in Britain; patrons of arts, trades and professions; Patrons of places in Britain and Ireland; The emblems of saints; A calendar of saints; Further reading

Additional information

GOR004982118
9780747804758
0747804753
Saints in Britain by John Vince
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2001-04-01
96
N/A
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