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.
St. John of Beverley Facts and Figures
Name: John of Beverley
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Birth and Death Dates: 656-721
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 72
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Article last updated on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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