Jurmin

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Jurmin also known as Hiurmine of Blythburgh,[1] was an Anglo-Saxon prince who was the son and heir of Anna of East Anglia, a 7th-century king of East Anglia, a kingdom which today includes the English counties of Norfolk and Suffolk. Jurmin was venerated as a saint: his feast day is 24 February.[2] His body was originally buried at Blythburgh Priory but later moved to Bury St Edmunds.

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  1. ^ Rosalind C. Love, Goscelin of Saint-Bertin: The Hagiography of the Female Saints of Ely (Oxford University Press, 2004) page91.
  2. ^ Stanton, A menology of England and Wales: or, Brief memorials of the ancient British and English saints arranged according to the calendar, together with the martyrs of the 16th and 17th centuries, p. 767.

Sources[edit]

  • Stanton, Richard (1892). A menology of England and Wales: or, Brief memorials of the ancient British and English saints arranged according to the calendar, together with the martyrs of the 16th and 17th centuries. Burns & Oates. 

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