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Or cannibals?  Thanks for the addtion to my list.  yrs, tom ault

On Sat, 3 Mar 2007 21:09:41 -0000
  Jon Cannon <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> medieval-religion: Scholarly discussions of medieval religion and 
>culture
> 
> No-one's mentioned St Hugh of Lincoln, AKA St Hugh of Avalon. Unlike
> some of our suggested Oddities, Hugh was had a solidly historical
> existence, as a late twelfth century Carthusian prior and 
>subsequently
> bishop of Lincoln. 
> 
> But he was not without Oddness. His enthusiasm for saints' relics 
>led
> him to chomp a section out of Mary Magdalen (after having been 
>granted
> privileged access to her relics), and to take a knife to the 
>incorrupt
> sinews of Oswald's arm at Peterborough. Perhaps he should be the 
>patron
> of Inappropriate Meals? 
> 
> JOn
> 
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