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Saint Oswine Martyr

Reposed 651 Remembered August 20

St Oswine succeeded St Oswald as King of Northumbria. After seven years of peace war broke out between the 2 kingdoms. Oswine refused to do battle and was betrayed. he was deemed to have died for peace and a martyr. Many royals in the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms were seen in this light.

["Saint", "Northumbria", "Na0025", "Cent07", "Martyr"]