Hugh of Lincoln, Saint
Hugh of Lincoln, Saint
Biography of this Augustinian and later a Carthusian, d. 1200, canonized 1220

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  • Hugh of Lincoln, Saint — ▪ French bishop born c. 1140, Avalon, France died Nov. 16, 1200, London, Eng.; canonized 1220; Anglican feast day November 16       French born bishop of Lincoln, Eng., who became the first Carthusian monk to be canonized.       On his mother s… …   Universalium

  • Saint Hugh of Lincoln —     St. Hugh of Lincoln     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Hugh of Lincoln     Born about the year 1135 at the castle of Avalon, near Pontcharra, in Burgundy; died at London, 16 Nov., 1200. His father, William, Lord of Avalon, was sprung from one… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • HUGH OF LINCOLN° — (c. 1246–1255), alleged victim of ritual murder. His body was found in a well in the Jewish quarter of lincoln by his mother, about Passover time 1255, near the house of a Jew named Copin. Under torture, Copin stated that he had killed the child… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Hugh of Lincoln — Infobox bishopbiog name =Hugh of Avalon religion =Catholic See =Diocese of Lincoln Title = Bishop of Lincoln Period = 1186 ndash;1200 Predecessor = Walter de Coutances Successor =William de Blois ordination = bishops = post = Prior of Witham… …   Wikipedia

  • Hugh of Lincoln —    1) (Little St Hugh)     (d. 1255)    Martyr.    As a child of nine, Hugh was murdered in the town of Lincoln and his body was thrust into a well. His murderer was unknown, but it was rumoured that a wealthy Jew named Koppin had conspired with… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Hugh of Lincoln, Little Saint — ▪ English martyr born 1245, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, Eng. died Aug. 27, 1255, Lincoln; feast day August 27 [suppressed]       legendary English child martyr who was supposedly murdered by members of the local Jewish community for ritual purposes.… …   Universalium

  • Hugh of Lincoln — (1247–55)    Al leged blood libel victim. In 1255 the dead body of Hugh, an eight year old child, was found in a cesspool in the Jewish quarter of Lincoln, near the house of a Jew named Copin. The latter was promptly arrested, and under torture… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Little Saint Hugh of Lincoln — This article is about the boy known as Little Saint Hugh of Lincoln, who was the subject of a Medieval blood libel in 1255. For information about the adult saint, see Hugh of Lincoln . Hugh of Lincoln (1247 August, 1255) was an English boy, whose …   Wikipedia

  • Lincoln (England) —     Lincoln     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Lincoln     ANCIENT DIOCESE OF LINCOLN (LINCOLNIENSIS).     This see was founded by St. Theodore, Archbishop of Canterbury, in 678, when he removed the Lindiswaras of Lincolnshire from the Diocese of… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Saint Hugh — may refer to:* Hugh of Champagne (d. 730), archbishop of Rouen and bishop of Paris and Bayeux * Hugh of Cluny (1024–1109), influential eleventh century monastic * Hugh of Grenoble (Hugh of Châteauneuf) (1052–1132), bishop of Grenoble * Hugh of… …   Wikipedia

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