St Edmund’s Day

Archbishop of Canterbury St Edmund of Abingdon grew up by the Thames which he knew well at home and at Oxford where a college is named after him.

He was born on 20 November 1174 and died on 16 November 1240.

Death came in France where he is buried at Pontigny Abbey.

Today Saturday 16 November 2013 is St Edmund’s Day as well as St Margaret’s Day.

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