Event: Relics-incorrupt preservation/placing in reliquary/requesting/translatingSwithhun 5.translation
||Swithhun 5 was translated into the apostles' church when he became renowned through countless signs and gleaming miracles.
*Swithhun 5 had been so humble and so low in his own regard that he would not allow himself to be buried within the Old Minster. Swithhun 5 had insisted instead that his body be buried to the west of the illustrious church.
*Lapidge (p. 25) gives the date of the translation of Swithhun 5's relics by Ęthelwold 1 into the Old Minster as 15 July 971.
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(Saint; bishop of Winchester, 852x853-862x865)
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