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Wigstan [St Wigstan]locked

(d. 849)
  • David Rollason

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Wigstan [St Wigstan] (d. 849), martyr, is most reliably documented in what is probably the ninth-century section of an early eleventh-century list of saints' resting places, Secgan be þam godes sanctum þe on Engla lande œrost reston, which has an entry 'Then St Wigstan...

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John of Worcester, ed. R. R. Darlington & P. McGurk, trans. J. Bray & P. McGurk, 2–3; OMT (1995–) [vol. 1 forthcoming]