The History of St Botulf and his Cult
with Dr Sam Newton
in The Old Court, Sutton Hoo (map)
|10.00||Coffee on arrival|
|10.15||St Botulf and the Wuffings|
|11.45||St Botulf ‘s Minster|
|12.45||Lunch break (bring picnic or eat in NT restaurant)|
|14:00||St Botulf the Exorcist|
|15:15||The Cult of St Botulf|
Sam Newton was awarded his Ph.D at UEA in 1991 and is the author of The Origins of Beowulf and the pre-Viking Kingdom of East Anglia (1993) and The Reckoning of King Rædwald: The Story of the King linked to the Sutton Hoo Ship-Burial , (2003). He has lectured widely around the country as an independent scholar and has contributed to many radio and television programmes. He is also a Director of Wuffing Education, NADFAS lecturer, and part-time Time Team historian.
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Heaney, S. (tr.), Beowulf (Faber & Faber 1999)
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Newton, S., The Origins of Beowulf and the pre-Viking Kingdom of East Anglia (Brewer 1993).
Orchard, A., Pride and Prodigies: Studies in the Monsters of the Beowulf Manuscript (Brewer 1995)
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Rackham, O., A History of the Countryside (London 1986).
Scarfe, Norman., "St Botolph, The Iken Cross, and the Coming of East Anglian Christianity", Suffolk in the Middle Ages (Boydell 1986), pp.39-51.
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Trubshaw, Bob (ed.), Explore Phantom Black Dogs (Heart of Albion 2005)
West, S.E., N.Scarfe, & R.Cramp, "Iken, St Botolph, and the Coming of East Anglian Christianity", Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History, XXXV (1984), pp.279-301.
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