Saint Dunstan facts for kids
Dunstan shoeing the Devil's hoof, as illustrated by George Cruikshank
|Archbishop of Canterbury|
Baltonsborough, Somerset, England
|Died||May 19, 988
|Venerated in||Eastern Orthodox Church
Roman Catholic Church
|Major shrine||Canterbury Cathedral (but also claimed by Glastonbury Abbey), both now destroyed|
|Attributes||gold cup; pincers; man holding a pair of smith's tongs; with a dove hovering near him; with a troop of angels before him|
|Patronage||armourers; blacksmiths; blind people; Charlottetown, Canada; gold workers; goldsmiths; jewellers; lighthouse keepers; locksmiths; musicians; silver workers; silversmiths; swordsmiths|
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Theological manuscript from Glastonbury Abbey (Bodleian Library):Abbot Dunstan ordered the writing of this book.
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