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The Story of St. Edmund
Story time! As son of a pagan Dane, from Bury St Edmunds, you can see my interest!
I wrote this years ago – in places I use Suffolk dialect, and it’s written from the perspective of someone in 1220 Bury St Edmunds….
‘This is the tale of Saint Edmund, long regarded as the Patron Saint of England, though I understand some Crusaders pay reverence to St. George who slayed the dragon’ he announces… ‘though I have heard that owd George was foreigner!’ Continue reading
Posted in History, Religion Tagged Abbey of Saint Edmund, Attleborough, Beorn the hunter, Bishop Humbert, Bures, Bury St Edmunds, CAnute, East Anglia, Edward the Confessor, Fremund, Haeglisdun Wood, hagiography, Hubba, Inguar, King Alcmund, Liberty of Saint Edmund, Lothparck, Offa, pagan Danes, River Stour, Saint Edmund, Siawara, St. Edmund, Sudbury 13 Comments