Bishop of York known for his kindness.He personally healed a dumb boy who had lost all his hair due to ringworm. (We're not sure what made the boy dumb — perhaps it was the shock of going bald.)
Syllable by syllable, the Bishop taught the boy to speak, while tending to his scalp until upon it flourished as fine a head of hair as could possibly be.
Why Beverley? Because he built the monastery there, and it was where he went for his retirement.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : Saint or Sage
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Birth and Death Dates : 656-721
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 239
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