Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Durham

A Description of Its Fabric and A Brief History of the Espiscopal See

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Author: J. E. Bygate
Published: 1899
Language: English
Wordcount: 28,066 / 89 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.9
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 409
Added to site: 2006.12.27
mnybks.net#: 15642
Genre: History
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Galloway coast, and then returned to England, through Westmoreland and across Stainmoor into Teesdale, staying for a time at a village, which no doubt owes it present name Cotherstone to this circumstance. Leaving here and crossing the hills, through Marske, Forcett and Barton, they arrived at the abbey of Craike, near Easingwold, where they were kindly treated by the abbot, and remained about four months. On resuming their journey the monks removed the body of S. Cuthbert to Cuncachester, or, as we now know it, Chester-le-Street, a former Roman camp. Here the fraternity remained for a hundred and thirteen years; and here was the seat of the Bishopric of Bernicia until A.D. 995. Many are the legends clustering round these journeyings. How, when leaving Lindisfarne, the sea opened a passage for them, and how in more than one difficulty the dead saint himself gave them assistance. Notably, on one occasion when the bearers were worn out and weary he appeared and showed them where they would find a horse and car

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