June 17 – Botolph

Botolph (ca. 610–ca. 680), of East Anglian noble stock, traveled with his brother Adulph to Gaul, where with the (subsequently sainted) sisters of King Ethelmund of East Anglia, they learned monasticism. After a time, Botolph was tonsured a Benedictine monk and sent back to England to establish a monastery. He went to the East Anglian… Continue reading June 17 – Botolph