The Parish of Cranford St Dunstan with Holy Angels

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Feast Day  - 19 May

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Nephew of Saint Athelm. Monk. Hermit. Bishop of Worcester, and briefly the 43rd Bishop of London in 959. Spiritual director of Saint Wulsin. Reformed church life in 10th century England. Advisor to King Edwy until he advised the king on his profligate sexual ways - which caused the bishop to be exiled. Expert goldsmith, metal-worker, and harpist. Prophet.

Born
909 at Baltonsborough, Glastonbury, England

Died
988 at Canterbury, England

Patronage
armourers, blacksmiths, blind people, gold workers, goldsmiths, jewellers, lighthouse keepers, locksmiths, musicians, silver workers, silversmiths, swordsmiths.

Representation
gold cup; pincers; man holding a pair of smith's tongs; with a dove hovering near him; with a troop of angels before him