St George and the English Saints
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Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Here we trace the development of sainthood since biblical times, recalling the lives of English saints from St George, the nation's patron saint, to St Ia, said to have floated to Cornwall on a leaf; The martyrdom of both Thomas Becket and Thomas More is portrayed in graphic detail, as is the connection of other prominent saints with the great English cathedrals, shown in the inspiring artistry and craftmanship within these magnificent buildings.