Relic skull of Saint Swithun, who died c. 862.

Relic skull of Saint Swithun, who died c. 862.

(Source: the-history-notes.blogspot.ca)

posted at 3:03pm on Sunday 18th August 2013 with 54 notes
# skull# reliquary# 9th century# saint swithun
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    I should write into my will that my skull be created into a relic when I die.
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    THE SKULL OF ST SWITHUN STILL EXISTS!!! I thought it was destroyed along with his shrine during the reformation. Where...
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    iirc one of his miracles was the restoration of a basket of broken eggs ( a mean person broke them) (?)
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