Event: Hiding/harbouring/sanctuary, Miracle, Persecution, PrayingSwithhun 5.post-mortem release of Anonymous 578

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Description Anonymous 578 had been bound up in manacles by her master (Anonymous 579) and punished cruelly. When Anonymous 579 set off on some business, Anonymous 578 fled and hastened to the tomb of Swithhun 5. She had scarcely addressed the saint when suddenly, in front of the tomb, both the manacles fell to the ground. The manacles were hung in the church as proof that the miracle had taken place.
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*As Lapidge notes (p. 549), this event is based on chapter 38 of Lantfred's 'Translatio et miracula S. Swithuni'.

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