St. Edwold of Cerne, Hermit

27 November

Died 871; Farmer gives him two feast days: August 29 and the feast of his translation, August 12. Saint Edwold is reputed to be the brother of Saint Edmund the Martyr (f.d. November 20), king of East Anglia. He lived on bread and water as a hermit near Cerne in Dorsetshire. He worked many miracles and was buried in his cell near which the abbey of Saint Peter's was built. His relics were later translated into its church (Benedictines, Encyclopaedia, Farmer).

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