by Veronica Peek John Ireland went to sea and became a famous ship’s boy.
For decades, seafarers resigned to the terrors of cyclones and shipwrecks linked his name to their worst nightmares and darkest fears.
She is most prominent in the narrative of the crucifixion of Jesus, at which she was present, and the witness in all four gospels of the empty tomb, the central fact of Jesus' resurrection.
She was also present two days later, immediately following the sabbath, specifically name her as the first person to see Jesus after his resurrection.
The Sermo Lupi is noted for its rhetorical achievements, and is considered to represent the height of Wulfstan's skill as a homilist and rhetor.
The Trinity Homilies are a collection of 36 homilies found in MS Trinity 335 (B.14.52), held in Trinity College, Cambridge.
Produced probably early in the thirteenth century in the Early Middle English period, the collection is of great linguistic importance in establishing the development of the English language, since it preserves a number of Old English forms and gives evidence of the literary influence of Latin and Anglo-Norman as well as of the vernacular used in sermons for lay audiences.
Wealthy merchants had discovered it as a rural retreat close to the city, and were lining its main roads with mansions.
John’s parents, however, lived at 7 Barn Street, George was a bricklayer, making a living from the new housing estates springing up in the area.