Lindisfarne Scriptorium - Treasures for the Journey
Customer Type: Regular

Cuthbert was born around the year 635. Bede records that as a young man he was guarding the sheep on the Lammermuir hills to the north west of Lindisfarne. One night, in a dazzling stream of light, Cuthbert saw angels carrying a soul into heaven. He later discovered that he had seen his vision on the night that Bishop Aidan had died at Bamburgh. Immediately he gave up his flocks and entered Melrose Abbey where he trained to be a monk. Eventually he was persuaded away from his preferred life of a hermit to become the 6th Bishop of Lindisfarne and was famed for his wisdom, humility, deep spiritual devotion and miracles of healing.

But Cuthbert still needed to be alone with God for long periods, even in the midst of a demanding and effective ministry. This solitude he found initially on Hobthrush, now St. Cuthbert’s Island, just below the Priory on Lindisfarne and accessible (with care!) at low tide. But even Hobthrush was not remote enough for him in later life and he moved to the Inner Farne where he died in 687.
Taken from: http://www.holyisland-stcuthbert.org

Printing and Sizing:

This item is 210mmX297mm and is printed on 300gsm card stock using our in-house printer. Each print is individually signed by Mary Fleeson and is packaged in a cellophane wrapper with a descriptive backing sheet explaining more about the piece and the Scriptorium. Comparitive sizing between our A4 prints and other cards can be found by clicking here. Paper Sizes

 

Customers who bought this product also purchased

IMPORTANT!

Please note you must register and/or login before shopping.
Please be aware that this is a totally new site since Easter 2017, if you registered on the old site then you must register anew on this one. If you see an occasional error messages or have things that don't work. Please, please, tell us about it by clicking on the Contact Us menu and tell us what you were doing and what went wrong. Thanks. Mark

Join our mailing list

If you like the work of the Scriptorium, please join our mailing list so we can you up to date with all our news and special offers.

Frequently Asked Questions

1 - Do I have an account? Click here to find out.
2 - What is my username? Click here to find out.
3 - I can't remember my password. Click here to reset it.
4 - I don't have an account. Click here to register.

 

 


× Lindisfarne Scriptorium

New Customer

By creating an account on this website you will be able to shop faster, be up to date on an orders status, and keep track of the orders you have previously made.

 

Please note, if you created an account on our old website you will need to create a new one on this site. We will endeavour to link your old account to your new one so you can view previous orders.

 

Returning Customer

Remember me

 

Copyright © 2019 Lindisfarne Scriptorium Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

Go To Top
Cookies make it easier for us to provide you with our services. With the usage of our services you permit us to use cookies.
Ok