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His relics belived to have been translated eventually to Rome, but 'an arm of St Bartholomew was given to Canterbury in the 11th century by Cnut's wife, Queen Emma. This was regarded as a sensational acquisition ... and no doubt contributed to the diffusion of the cult in England. No fewer than 165 ancient churches were dedicated to him in England' (ODS 29-30).
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Martyrology of Oengus the Culdee
Full title is Félire Óengusso Céli Dé, The Martyrology of Oengus the Culdee, critically edited from Ten Manuscripts, with a Preface, Translation, Notes and Indices.
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'With Bartholomew the active - thou art weak if the heardest not of him'