English Speaking Saints And Martyrs

English Saints and Martyrs

Thursday, May 19, 2016

19th May - Saint Dunstan - Independent Catholic News

19th May - Saint Dunstan - Independent Catholic News: Benedictine monk and reformer, archbishop of Canterbury. Patron of goldsmiths, jewellers and locksmiths. Born in 909 at Baltonsborough, near Glastonbury, he was educated at Glastonbury and then after a spell of working for his uncle, joined the court of King Athelstan. In 935 he was expelled for studying pagan poetry and being a musician. For a time he considered marriage, but eventually decided to become a priest. He lived for a while as

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