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  Edmund Rich
Edmund Rich, also known as Saint Edmund or Eadmund of Canterbury, was Archbishop of Canterbury in 1234.
The chapter had already made three selections which the pope had declined to confirm, and Edmund's name had been proposed as a compromise by Gregory, perhaps on account of his work for the crusade, and he was consecrated Apr. 2, 1234.
Edmund is one of the most attractive figures of medieval history.
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 St Edmund's Enders Island
Edmund taught at Oxford until 1222, when he was called to oversee the magnificent cathedral that was being finished at Salisbury.
Immediately upon his election to the archbishop's chair, Edmund was appointed the King's emissary between Henry III and his English barons who, in league with the Welsh noblemen, had risen in rebellion against Henry and were threatening civil war.
If Edmund's career as archbishop of Canterbury was launched by calming a roiling secular sea, his ecclesiastical voyage was stormy from port of departure to port of arrival.
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 St. Edmund Rich
Anxious to preserve purity of mind and body, Edmund made a vow of chastity, and as a pledge thereof he procured two rings; one he placed on the finger of Our Lady's statue in St. Mary's Oxford, the other he himself wore.
After having devoted himself to the study of theology, Edmund acquired fame as a preacher, and was commissioned to preach the Sixth Crusade in various parts of England.
The ancient proper Mass of St. Edmund, taken from the Sarum Missal, is used in the Diocese of Portsmouth, of which St. Edmund is patron.
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 College of St. Edmund   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Edmund's church and residential college are outlined in blue.
Bishop Walter's conjoining the College's priests to the life of the Salisbury Cathedral school was appropriate in light of Edmund Rich's having been a theology lecturer at Oxford.
In for this income the provost of St. Edmund's was required to serve as parish priest for St. Martin's, or hire a vicar as replacement.
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 Edmund Rich - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Edmund Rich (also known as Saint Edmund or Eadmund of Canterbury, and as Saint Edmund of Abingdon) (1175-1240) was a 13th century Archbishop of Canterbury in England.
Edmund may have been educated at the monastic school in Abingdon.
The Society of St Edmund settled in Winooski Park, Vermont, and established Saint Michael's College [1] in 1904 where the deeds and values of Saint Edmund's life continue through fulfillment of the College's mission.
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 Edmund Rich: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
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 Edmund Rich Info - Bored Net - Boredom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Edmund Rich Info - Bored Net - Boredom
Ironically, after his death and canonisation, an academic Hall was founded in his name at the site where he taught.
St Edmund Hall, Oxford, remains the last of the University's medieval Halls.
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 AllRefer.com - Saint Edmund, 1170?–1240, English churchman, archbishop of Canterbury (Saints Biography) - ...
Saint Edmund (Edmund Rich), 1170?–1240, English churchman, archbishop of Canterbury, b.
Edmund was made archbishop in 1234 and mediated the peace between Wales and England.
His zeal for reform antagonized Henry III who, to isolate St. Edmund, secured from Rome a papal legate sympathetic to himself, with jurisdiction over the archbishop.
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 St. Edmund's Enders Island (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Enders Island, of which St. Edmund's Retreat is the sole resident, is connected to the historic Connecticut seaport of Mystic by a tiny bridge.
Edmund's Retreat is best known for its retreats — individual and group; directed, guided and private — but we host many other programs and activities as well.
Edmund's Retreat is one of the few places in New England where you can awake to the sounds of seabirds calling, waves lapping and a Mass bell pealing — all just outside your window.
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Before his consecration he allied himself with the national party, whose object was to make the kingdom independent, maintain the Great Charter and exclude foreigners from civil and ecclesiastical office, and in the name of his fellow bishops he admonished Henry III.
In the summer of 1240, broken in spirit, he retired to the abbey of Pontigny, France, which had been the refuge of his predecessors, St. Thomas and Stephen Langton.
Edmund is one of the moat attractive figures of medieval history.
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 GENUKI: Archbishops of Great Britain (L-Z) (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Edmund was sent to school at Oxford, and while there made a vow of celibacy and wedded the Virgin Mary.
It was then a position of great difficulty, and Edmund attached himself and consistently adhered to the popular party, as distinguished from the parties of the court and the Pope.
The authority of Edmund being soon after virtually superseded by that of the new legate, Cardinal Otho, and not succeeding in his attempt at reform of the monasteries, he visited Rome in 1238, but came back disappointed, having received only insult and neglect from the papal Court.
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 EBK: St. Edmund Rich of Abingdon, Archbishop of Canterbury
Edmund 'Rich' was born in Abingdon on 20th November, the feast of St. Edmund, the King of East Anglia, about the year 1175.
Edmund's boyhood seems to have been spent in Abingdon and Oxford, and he was probably first educated at the abbey in the former town.
In memory of St. Edmund of Abingdon, Prince Edmund, Earl of Cornwall, founded, in 1288, St. Edmund's Chapel in the parish of St.
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 Saint Michael's College - Centennial Opening Convocation
Under the strong and forceful direction of his mother, Edmund Rich of Abingdon (outside of Oxford) was seeking a liberal arts education that was considered to be the very best available at the time.
When Edmund later completed his studies in Oxford, he was the first to gain a doctorate in theology and subsequently embarked on a career that would lead him into the religious life.
Edmund served as a parish priest in the small town of Calne and was treasurer when the large and magnificent Salisbury cathedral was being built.
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 History - St. Edmund of Canterbury
This was Edmund Rich, whose learning and holiness were so known throughout Christendom that he became Archbishop of Canterbury and, within six years of his death, Saint Edmund of Canterbury.
Edmund, first of four children, was born on the 20th of November (c 1180), on the Feast of St. Edmund, King and Martyr, and received the name of the great East Anglican Saint.
Edmund's reputation as a preacher spread all over the world and, that he could devote himself to sacred eloquence, he was given the treasurership of Salisbury Cathedral.
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 St. Edmund of Abingdon
Edmund Rich was born at Abingdon of a prosperous family and
Edmund was essentially a teacher and preacher, a man of study and prayer,
Immediately after his consecration St Edmund was successful in averting civil war in the Welsh marches, and he brought about a reorganisation of the government.
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 Salisbury Schools and Colleges
The College of St. Edmund was founded in 1268 by Walter de la Wyle, bishop of Salisbury.
The college was named in honor of Edmund Rich, archbishop of Canterbury and one-time treasurer of Salisbury Cathedral, whose pious life and reputation as archbishop led to his canonization in 1248, only eight years after his death.
As well as attending to religious duties, the priests of the college were expected to participate in the life of the university which was growing up in Salisbury at that time.
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 St. Edmund Rich
From his earliest years he was taught by his mother to practice acts of penance, such as fasting on Saturdays on bread and water, and wearing a hair shirt.
Anxious to preserve purity of mind and body, Edmund made a vow of chastity, and as a pledge thereof he procured two rings; one he placed on the finger of Our Lady's statute in St. Mary's Oxford, the other he himself wore.
Unable to force the king to give over the control of vacant benefices, and determined not to countenance evil and injustice, Edmund saw he could no longer remain in England.
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 Saint of the Day
Edmund the Martyr, King (RM) Born 841; died at Hoxne, Suffolk, England, in 869 or 870.
Edmund was taken prisoner and became the target for Danish bowmen.
Edmund was quickly revered as a martyr and his cultus spread widely during the middle ages (Attwater, Benedictines, Bentley, Hervey, Roeder).
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 Catholic Elan: My Beloved Father Edmund
Thus the icon shows St. Edmund interceding for one of his poor and afflicted children, encouraging another to reach out in charity.
Edmund was born in England in 1174, a contemporary of St. Francis of
Edmund of Canterbury, to me, is a saint akin to St. Joseph: a true father, gentle and loving, but never losing sight of the truth.
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 Edmund, Saint, 1170?-1240, English churchman, archbishop of Canterbury. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. ...
Edmund, Saint, 1170?-1240, English churchman, archbishop of Canterbury.
Edmund, Saint, 1170?–1240, English churchman, archbishop of Canterbury
(Edmund Rich), 1170?–1240, English churchman, archbishop of Canterbury, b.
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 April 2: Canterbury's Archbishop Edmund
Edmund of Abingdon, Archbishop of Canterbury, had a motto: "Caclum dives ingredi." It meant "to enter heaven rich." It was a pun on his family name, for the merchant's son was given the name Edmund Rich.
Edmund's parents were deeply religious folk after the fashion of the time, imposing daily penances on themselves.
Edmund was so admired that his final resting place became a popular destination for pilgrims.
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 Rich, Edmund - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Find newspaper and magazine articles plus images and maps related to "Rich, Edmund" at HighBeam.
Edmund Morris: In which we set out to consider the role of biography in American culture and end up in Dutch
Zuni and Iroquois: Edmund Wilson's "people's history." (On Edmund Wilson's 'Zuni' and 'Apologies to the Iroquois')
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 Saint Edmund   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The school is part of the Catholic parish of Saint Edmund in Calne.
Saint Edmund was born as Edmund Rich, at Abingdon, Oxfordshire in 1175, five years after the martyrdom of Thomas Becket.
This bronze statue of Saint Edmund is in the entrance area of the school.
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His learning and sanctity were so famed that Edmund Rich, Archbishop of Canterbury, and Robert Grosseteste, Bishop of Lincoln, both offered him the post of chancellor of their respective dioceses.
He approved the archbishop's action in opposing the king on the question of the vacant sees, accompanied him in his exile to Pontigny, was present at Soissy when he died, and made him a model in life.
Soon afterwards he was induced by Boniface of Savoy, the new Archbishop of Canterbury, to resume his former office of chancellor.
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 History of St. Edmund Church, Oak Park, Illinois
Because the Crucifixion window at St. Edmundâs serves as the reredos, this window is deliberately placed out of sequence in the clockwise progression of windows; that is to say, it is placed after the Resurrection window instead of before it as one would logically expect.
Both the original altar of St. Edmundâs as well as the larger, more expensive altar which Code, now a monsignor, installed in 1947 were deliberately designed to partially overlap the reredos window in the Gothic Revival style.
Edmundâs is a revealing chapter in Oak Parkâs architectural and social history.
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 SalisburyCathedral Scjpp;: A Case Study   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Two of the most famous canons of Salisbury Cathedral were Edmund Rich, who in between serving as the first official lecturer in theology at Oxford and as archbishop of Canterbury had served as cathedral treasurer at Salisbury.
While neither Rich nor Grosseteste taught at Salisbury, the association with the cathedral of their learning and their piety, there were several attempts to canonized Grosseteste, enhanced Salisbury's prestige.
The college was built near the hospital of St. Nicholas, and was named "The House of the Valley of Scholars of Blessed Nicholas", a name adopted from a college at the University of Paris.
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 Saint Patrick's Church: Saints of November 16
Edmund protested Henry's action in securing the appointment of a papal legate, Cardinal Otto, to England as an infringement of his episcopal rights.
Edmund then became involved in a dispute with Otto over the king's practice of leaving benefices unoccupied so the crown could collect their revenues.
Margaret was the daughter of the exiled Aetheling Prince Edward (of the line of Saxon kings and son of King Edmund Ironsides) and Agatha (kinswoman of Saint Stephen of Hungary--in the line of the Roman emperors).
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 St Edmund (Rich) of Abingdon, Archbishop of Canterbury, 16th November | Calendar for Commemoration
St Edmund (Rich) of Abingdon, Archbishop of Canterbury, 16th November
Edmund Rich was born in about the year 1175, the son of a merchant who himself became a monk later in life.
Edmund was educated at Oxford and in Paris.
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