The Inscrutable St. Patrick


The first modern, comprehensive biography of St. Patrick was written by the scholar J.B. Bury, who was a professor of history at Cambridge University for many years.  As usual in a work by this great author, it is thoroughly sourced and documented, and yet retains a readability and freshness that makes it timeless.  He relates this fable that supposedly happened during the foundation of Armagh in A.D. 444.

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