British Saints

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British Saints – A tradition that goes back to the time of Edward the Confessor, who founded Westminster Abbey in 1055, called England ‘the dowry of Mary’ because of the country’s love for the Mother of God and recognising the great number of shrines in her honour. No consideration of British saints can be complete without remembering the greatest saint of all: Mary. What follows below is only a small selection of saints from England, Scotland and Wales: