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Tuesday, March 08, 2005

Happy St Duthac's Day!

A bishop of uncertain date, Duthac was buried at Tain in Ross, did various miracles, and was very popular in late medieval Scotland. James IV was always going on pilgrimages up north to see him.

Here is a nice picture of his church, and here is the parish - St John Ogilvie's, whose feast is just round the corner - which now includes it.

And someone has apparently featured his church in a dubious-sounding novel. Well well.