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Swithin

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Saint. died 862 ad, English ecclesiastic: bishop of Winchester (?852--862). Feast day: July 15
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Helen and Swithun actually live in Cardiff and not Dinas Powys, but the money for the hireof the hall all helps to keep it running for the local community to enjoy.
According to Minister of Mines, Mr Swithun Mombeshora, a significant number of new prospecting plans have been filed for platinum, diamonds and gold.
When a student, aged 17, Stair visited the Cathedral and was inspired by the carpet of 13th-century encaustic tiles lining the pilgrim way to the Shrine of St Swithun.
POOR SWITHUN All Saint Swithun really wanted was a burial place where gentle rain would fall on his grave.
To be fair, I think even Luke was gobsmacked when we went inside this vast cauldron of English history and burial place for figures such as King Canute, St Swithun and novelist Jane Austen.
Through his expert eyes, the building came excitingly to life: the box holding the bones of King Canute's wife, the dusty, grey cloister used in the filming of the Da Vinci Code, a curved hole in the wall once clawed by the fingers of medieval pilgrims desperate for the healing powers of 9th century Bishop (and later Saint) Swithun.
Through his expert eyes the building came excitingly to life: the box holding the bones of King Canute's wife, the dusty, grey cloister used in the filming of the Da Vinci Code, a curved hole in the wall once clawed by the fingers of medieval pilgrims desperate for the healing powers of ninth century Bishop (and later Saint) Swithun.
She attests to this process by considering the relationship between Aelfric the hagiographer, his account of the ninth-century monk St Swithun, and the Benedictine reform movement of the tenth century.
In which English cathedral can the tomb of St Swithun be found?