Guthlac of Crowland

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St. Guthlac 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.
 
St. Guthlac 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.
  
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* [http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/07092a.htm Catholic Encyclopedia article]
 
* [http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/07092a.htm Catholic Encyclopedia article]
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* [[Wikipedia:Guthlac Wikipedia article on Guthlac]] (Warning: non-Orthodox interpretation of the saint's life)
 
* [[Wikipedia:Guthlac Wikipedia article on Guthlac]] (Warning: non-Orthodox interpretation of the saint's life)
 
* [http://www.orthodoxengland.btinternet.co.uk/akaguth.htm Akathist to St. Guthlac]
 
* [http://www.orthodoxengland.btinternet.co.uk/akaguth.htm Akathist to St. Guthlac]
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St. Guthlac of Croyland

St. Guthlac 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.

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