Saint Egwin and his Abbey of Evesham
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Published by Stanbrook Abbey in Worcester .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ecgwin, -- Saint

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby the Benedictines of Stanbrook.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20583067M

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The Book of Evesham by Edmund New. The Book of Evesham, written and illustrated by Edmund New, was originally published in Edmund New was born in Evesham and later moved to Oxford, where he acquired some fame as an illustrator. One of the treasures of the Abbey of Saint Mary and Saint Egwin at Evesham was the tomb of the great and. A minor saint, Ecgwine was the third bishop of Worcester and the founder of the monastic community at Evesham Abbey. One of the most striking features of his early hagiography is that the earliest version of his vita contains the only surviving account of a dispute between a monastery and a tenant to be dated to the Anglo-Saxon by: 1. Evesham Abbey Explained. Evesham Abbey was founded by Saint Egwin at Evesham in Worcestershire, England between and AD following an alleged vision of the Virgin Mary by a swineherd by the name of Eof.. According to the monastic history, Evesham came through the Norman Conquest unusually well, because of a quick approach by Abbot Æthelwig to William the Conqueror. Saint Egwin's date of birth unknown. He died (according to Mabillon) 20 December, , though his death may have occurred three years earlier. His fame as founder of the great Abbey of Evesham no doubt tended to the growth of legends which, though mainly founded on facts, render it difficult to reconcile all the details with those of the.

Evesham (/ ˈ iː v (ɪ) ʃ ə m, ˈ iː s ə m /) is a market town and parish in the Wychavon district of Worcestershire, in mid England with a population of 24,, according to the census. [citation needed] It is located roughly equidistant between Worcester, Cheltenham and lies within the Vale of Evesham, an area comprising the flood plain of the River Avon Country: England. Saint Egwin on his return, following their example, gave up his See of Worcester and became first abbot of the new monastery of Evesham. A succession of eighteen Saxon abbots followed, of whom little more is known than their names, and in the uncertain times of the tenth century the regular life seems to have ceased, and the monks appear to. (St Egwin and his Abbey of Evesham" ) The shrine established for St Credan by Abbot Walter of Cerisy in was one of only three to survive the destruction of the Abbey sanctuary when the tower of Evesham fell in , and this was also thought to be miraculous . Evesham Abbey was founded by Saint Egwin at Evesham in Worcestershire, England between and AD following an alleged vision of the Virgin Mary by a swineherd by the name of Eof. According to the monastic history, Evesham came through the Norman Conquest unusually well, because of a quick approach by Abbot Æthelwig to William the one section of walling survives from the.