Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ripon

A Short History of the Church and a Description of Its Fabric

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Published: 1901
Language: English
Wordcount: 47,683 / 147 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 53
LoC Categories: BL, D
Downloads: 387
Added to site: 2008.06.17
mnybks.net#: 21250
Genre: History
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eived him in his adversity, and in which he had accepted the bishopric of Leicester. Immediately before his departure he was at Ripon, where he kept his treasure, and having a presentiment that he would never return, he bequeathed a portion of his wealth to the monastery, appointed Tatberht to succeed him as Abbot, and took an affecting farewell of the whole community. Arriving at his monastery of Oundle, in Northamptonshire, he was seized with illness, and died there on October 12 in the seventy-sixth year of his age. The body was placed on a car and carried in solemn procession to Ripon, where it was buried on the south side of the high altar in his own minster.

In 710 the anniversary of his death was kept at Ripon with great solemnity, and out of such commemorations, probably, arose the feast of his Depositio,[7] which was afterwards kept on every 12th of October. According to Eddius a remarkable phenomenon occurred on this occasion. In the evening the monastery was suddenly encircled with

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