The History of Leith

April 12, 2006

The Medieval Cult of St Ninian

The Church of Candida Casa is well authenticated, and St Nynia, its most famous churchman, was the earliest bishop in the whole of Britain whose name is remembered. Yet apart from the scanty biographical details provided by the Northumbrian historian Bede, very little is known about his career and personality2. Even the question whether he lived in the fifth or the sixth century is still being debated. for more click here

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