The Saxon Cathedral at Canterbury and The Saxon Saints Buried Therein

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THE SAXON CATHEDRAL AT
CANTERBURY AND THE
SAXON SAINTS BURIED
THEREIN


BY

CHARLES COTTON, O.B.E., F.R.C.P.E.

Hon. Librarian, Christ Church Cathedral, Canterbury



MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY PRESS
1929


MADE IN ENGLAND
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QUAM DILECTA TABERNACULA

How lovely and how loved, how full of grace,
The Lord the God of Hosts, His dwelling place!
How elect your
Architecture!
How serene your walls remain:
Never moved by,
Rather proved by
Wind, and storm, and surge, and rain!

Adam St. Victor, of the Twelfth Century.



LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
opposite
page
Map of Durovernum 1
Plan of the Romano-British Church at Silchester
page 7
 
Early Seal of Christ Church, Canterbury 10
Foundations of the Romano-British CHURCH AT Silchester from the West 12
Foundations of the Romano-British CHURCH AT Silchester from the East 13
Conjectural Plan of the Saxon Cathedral at Canterbury 14
Charter of Archbishop Athelard, A.D. 803 44
Picture of Queen Ediva 52
Charter of King Edred written by Dunstan, Abbot of Glastonbury, A.D. 949, recto 54
Charter of King Edred written by Dunstan, Abbot of Glastonbury, A.D. 949, verso 55