A Catholic History of England Volume 3

A Catholic History of England Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...a nunnery at St. Osiths, formerly named Chich, where serving her divine spouse, in all purity and religious perfection, she was at length martyred by the Danes, in the ninth age." The Roman and British Martyrology, p. 334 (Dublin, 1846). "A fountain is said to have broke out in the place where she was beheaded, which is seen to this day, near the town of Chich; and divers miracles are recorded to have been wrought by her intercession." Britannia Sancta, vol. ii. p. 164. See Butlbb's Lives of the Saints, vol. x. pp. 601, 602. Capgravb. pp. ccxlv. b. ccxlvii. a. Surius. vol. v. pp. 616, 617, 618. X "Below this" (Colchester), "where the Colne falls into the sea, is the little town of St. Osith, whose ancient name of Chich was sunk by that royal virgin, Osith. Richard, Bishop of London, erected a religious house to her memory about 1120, filling it with regular canons. The remains of Bishop Richard de Belmeis' foundation, valued at 677, is now the seat of the Earl of Rochford." Camden's Britannia, vol. ii. pp. 124, 138. "Income, 758 5s. 8d., now worth 15,165 8s. 4d., granted 31st Henry VIII., to Thomas, Lord Cromwell, and after his attainder, to Sir Thomas Darcy, 5th Edward VI." Cobbet. See Dugwale's Monasticon, vol. vi. pp. 308--310. 460 ILLNESS OF ELFWARD. of her relics, and that therefore, by the Divine Judgment, he paid the penalty of such awful temerity, for in a very short time after the perpetration of those deeds, turgid pimples burst out and so covered his entire face, as to make it one mass of distorted features; that these pimples dried up in a few days, and the skin then assumed the scabious, whited appearance of a leprosy. But as the causes of those accidents which...show more

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  • Paperback | 278 pages
  • 188.98 x 246.13 x 14.73mm | 503.48g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123695128X
  • 9781236951281