Diana Hendry

The long journey from Lindisfarne: Cuddy, by Benjamin Myers, reviewed

St Cuthbert’s body, rescued from the ‘devilish Danes’, is carried for hundreds of years to its eventual shrine in Durham cathedral

The saint’s body is found to be incorrupt when his tomb is opened 11 years after his death. (From Bede’s Life of St Cuthbert). [Bridgeman Images]

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