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== St. Guthlac of Croyland ==
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Our venerable and God-bearing father '''Guthlac of Croyland''' 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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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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== External Links ==
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== External links ==
 
* [http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/07092a.htm Catholic Encyclopedia article]
 
* [http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/07092a.htm Catholic Encyclopedia article]
 
* [http://www.earlybritishkingdoms.com/adversaries/bios/guthlac.html Early British Kingdoms' Life of St. Guthlac]
 
* [http://www.earlybritishkingdoms.com/adversaries/bios/guthlac.html Early British Kingdoms' Life of St. Guthlac]
* [[Wikipedia:Guthlac Wikipedia article on Guthlac]] (Warning: non-Orthodox interpretation of the saint's life)
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* [[Wikipedia:Guthlac]]  
 
* [http://www.orthodoxengland.btinternet.co.uk/akaguth.htm Akathist to St. Guthlac]
 
* [http://www.orthodoxengland.btinternet.co.uk/akaguth.htm Akathist to St. Guthlac]
  

Revision as of 03:34, January 7, 2006

Our venerable and God-bearing father Guthlac of Croyland 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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