Sites pertaining to St. Oswald, King of Northumbria. He was killed in battle in 642, and is regarded as a martyr.
Oswald, King of Northumbria, Martyr
Biography. With prayer in traditional and contemporary language.
King and martyr, d. 642. When his father was killed by the King of the East Angles, Oswald fled to St. Columba's monastery at Iona. Nearly 20 years later Oswald defeated the Britons in battle and reunited the Kingdom of Northumbria. Article in the Catholic Encyclopedia.
St. Oswald, King of Northumbria
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