Godric - Study Guide Pages 121 - 138 Summary & Analysis

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"How Godric went to Durham, saw two graves and nearly died"

Later in his life, Godric is summoned to the city of Durham by the bishop to attend Christmas Mass. Since he lives the rough, and generally unclean, life of a hermit, Perkins and Reginald clean him up for the occasion. They make the journey to Durham and Godric is met by crowds seeking his blessing; his reputation as a holy man precedes him. They attend Mass and Godric receives Holy Communion with tears streaming down his face. On the way back to Wear, the group stops at Burcwen's grave. Burcwen, evidently, had become a nun somewhere nearby and died a chaste woman. Godric says a brief prayer at her grave and they continue on their way.

"How Godric kept Saint Giles's door and went to school"

Though he knows he is destined to become...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
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