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Looking for the past

by Margaret Duggan

CREDITON has a proud and ancient Christian history. It is traditionally the birthplace of St Boniface, and a monastery was founded there in 739. In 909, Crediton Cathedral was consecrated. Until 1050, it was the heart of Christianity in Devon, before Bishop Leofric moved the see to Exeter. So 2009 will be the 1100th anniversary of the founding of Crediton Cathedral, and already plans are being made to celebrate it.

The Rector of Crediton, the Revd Nigel ...

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