Event: Eating, Miracle, Wildlife-interactionOswald 8.miracle of bread and mouse
||Oswald 8 gave a crust of bread to everyone and put down a piece of bread next to where he was sitting. Meanwhile, an unfortunate mouse came forward. It nibbled at the crumbs of consecrated bread and died.
*It was an ancient English custom that all the people went up to the bishop or priest and, with their hands extended in the shape of a cross, receive the consecrated bread, and then sit down in order to consume it.
*At that time, York was filled and enriched by the treasures of merchants, who come there from everywhere, and most of all from the people fo Denmark.
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(Bishop of Worcester, 961-992; archbishop of York, 971-992; saint)
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