Event: Dreaming/seeing vision/revelation, Message-sending, VisitAnonymous 526.vision of Swithhun 5
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||three years before the blessed bones of Swithhun 5 were translated.
*As Lapidge notes (p. 413), Wulfstan bases his account on c.1 of Lantfred's 'Translatio et miracula S. Swithuni'.
Persons associated with this Event:
(Saint; bishop of Winchester, 852x853-862x865) : After Swithhun 5 had delivered his message to Anonymous 526, he left the room by passing through its roof.
(Smith who had vision of Swithhun 5) : At first the smith (Anonymous 526) feared that he would be called a false rumour-monger if he openly disclosed such a thing to anyone. But, having been rebuked and even threatened with the terror of woeful disaster if he did not quickly fulfil the orders of the saintly patron, he declared everything which he had kept in silence.
(Canon expelled from Old Minster at Winchester, fl. 967) : Anonymous 526 had to warn Eadsige 8 that, if he wished to attain everlasting life, he had to abandon the stains of sin and change his conduct for the better.
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