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The Choir of Confessors

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The Choir of Confessors
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Benedictional of St. Aethelwold Author: Godeman, scribe / Winchester; 971-984 Language: Latin Source/Shelfmark: Add. 49598, f.1 [Whole folio] The first of the Seven Choirs of Saints; the Choir of Confessors, set within an arched frame. Seven crowned saints, including Saint Benedict, shown in the centre, as the founder the Benedictine Order, and the Rule by which Aethelwold and his colleagues lived. Either side, St. Gregory the Great and St. Cuthbert; both monks were associated with the early flowering of monasrtic culture in England before the Viking invasions Image taken from Benedictional of St. Aethelwold. Originally published/produced in Winchester; 971-984.

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religious group / saint / order / st benedict / religious orders / social role / founder / choir / benedictine
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