Myths and Legends of Great Britain
BY DAVID ROSS, EDITOR
In this section of Britain Express you will learn about some of these legends, and find out where to go to see some of the (presumed) sites where these mythical characters lived and died. And you can decide for yourself if, just maybe, there is truth behind the myths ...
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This Celtic saint began his career as a simple shepherd boy. He entred the monastery of Melrose in 651 and in 664 became prior of Lindisfarne
He was Bishop of Lindisfarne twice, and a hermit on the Farne Islands
His relics were moved to Durham Cathedral in 1104
This Day in British History
30 September, 1399
Henry IV declares himself king of England
Henry takes the throne after deposing Richard II. The actual coronation takes place on 13 October, and Richard is killed, probably by Henry's order, the next year.