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Lives of the Saints
‘Why Am I Still Lying Here?’
Cuthbert, struck down by plague, was vexed to find that his brethren had been
praying for him all the previous night.
by St Bede of Jarrow 672-735
‘Your Child Shall Be Healed’
When the plague once again visited Northumbria, Bishop Cuthbert of Lindisfarne
left his island retreat and brought comfort and healing to the suffering.
Henry VIII’s experts declared that saints were nothing special, but St Cuthbert had a surprise for them.
The Man Who Left No Footprints
A young monk was rewarded for taking his duties as guest-master seriously.
based on an account by St Bede of Jarrow 672-735
A Tale of Two Springs
The way St Cuthbert found water for his island retreat confirmed that Northumbria’s church was the real thing.
King Alfred and the Beggar
An everyday act of charity triggered off a series of extraordinary events.
based on the ‘Historia de Sancto Cuthberto’ 11th century
The Copy Book
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