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St. Edward the Confessor


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  • noun son of Ethelred the Unready; King of England from 1042 to 1066; he founded Westminster Abbey where he was eventually buried (1003-1066)


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  • For those Norman knights leaving England's shores for the crusades, St. Edward the Confessor recalled an uncomfortable truth - they had taken the English throne by force only a century previously.

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  • In the reign of St. Edward the Confessor, Leofrick, earl of Mercia, and his pious wife, Godithe, rebuilt many churches and monasteries in those parts, founded the abbeys of Leonence, near Hereford, also that of

    The Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints January, February, March

  • St. Edward the Confessor was extended to the whole Church.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 7: Gregory XII-Infallability

  • A greatniece of St. Edward the Confessor, Margaret, whose personality stands out clearly before us in the pages of her biography by her confessor Turgot, was a woman not only of saintly life but of strong character who exercised the strongest influence on the Scottish

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • Canterbury cathedral, and that of the sanctuary of Westminster Abbey was laid, and the shrine of St. Edward the Confessor with its inlaid mosaic, was executed.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • He was present in Westminster Abbey, at the translation of St. Edward the Confessor, in 1163, and, in view of this event, he both wrote a life of the saintly king and preached a homily in his praise.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

  • Canterbury meet at Lambeth Palace and then kneel together in prayer in Westminster Abbey before the shrine of St. Edward the Confessor.

    EWTNews - 7/29/2010

  • John Lenihan: He had just started at St. Edward the Confessor in Dana Point when Flores began on the board in 1995.


  • St. Edward the Confessor, whose chapel is still the centre of the church, whose shrine was a place of pilgrimage throughout the Middle Ages, was robbed by

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