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St EDWARD-THE-CONFESSOR

Picture of the Christian Saint EDWARD-THE-CONFESSOR from our Christian mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Christian Saint

Patron Saint of Kings, Troubled Marriages and (formerly) England

Extremely well-known Anglo Saxon King and founder of Westminster Abbey.

Famous for his laying-on of hands to cure the King’s Evil or scrofula. The healing miracles continued after his death via his tomb before the high altar in Westminster Cathedral.

Known for his chastity, he was long considered the patron saint of England, until St GEORGE nabbed the title.

St EDWARD-THE-CONFESSOR FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : EDWARD-THE-CONFESSOR
Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : saint
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : October 13th
Birth and Death Dates : 1002-1066
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 136

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Article last updated on 10 May 2009 by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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