Guthlac of Crowland

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Our venerable and God-bearing father '''Guthlac of Crowland''' was a [[hermit]] of the late seventh and early eighth centuries.  Born a prince of some rank, after spending time as a soldier he forsook the world and took up in a moor, draining it and battling demons.  His [[feast day]] is celebrated on [[April 11]], and the commemoration of the translation of his [[relics]] on [[August 30]].
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Our venerable and God-bearing father '''Guthlac of Crowland''' was a [[hermit]] of the late seventh and early eighth centuries in Anglo-Saxon England.  Born a prince of some rank, after spending time as a soldier he forsook the world and took up in a moor, draining it and battling demons.  His [[feast day]] is celebrated on [[April 11]], and the commemoration of the [[Translation (relics)|translation]] of his [[relics]] on [[August 30]].
  
 
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Our venerable and God-bearing father Guthlac of Crowland was a hermit of the late seventh and early eighth centuries in Anglo-Saxon England. Born a prince of some rank, after spending time as a soldier he forsook the world and took up in a moor, draining it and battling demons. His feast day is celebrated on April 11, and the commemoration of the translation of his relics on August 30.

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