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Weekend 493.1

Here, Here, Here(1) St Edmundsbury Cathedral

(1a) St Edmund, Original Patron Saint of England

“According to the 10th century account of the saint’s life by Abbo of Fleury, who quotes St Dunstan as his source, Edmund was then bound to a tree, shot through by arrows and beheaded. The date was 20th November. His decapitated head is said to have been reunited with its body with the help of a talking wolf who protected the head and then called out “Hic, Hic, Hic” (“Here, Here, Here”) to alert Edmund’s followers.”

Take a look at the photo on Flickr. It’s NOT a photo trick.

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