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St Cuthbert of Holy Island

By Anthony E Dundon In the ruins of Holy Island, Lindisfarne, off the north-east coast of England, where Irish monks settled in 635, the statue of Saint Cuthbert stands sentinel. Much of what is known about St Cuthbert, bishop of Lindisfarne and patron of Durham, is legendary. He was probably a devout man, who loved […]