Saint Odo the Good

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Odo’s parents were pagan Danish nobility who had come to East Anglia as part of a colonizing/invading force. Uncle of Saint Oswald of Worcester. Benedictine monk. Bishop of Rambury, Wessex, England. Present at the battle of Brunanburk. Archbishop of Canterbury in 942. Advisor to King Edmund and King Edgar, and helped set their legislative agendas. Paved the way for the later monastic restoration in England.

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  • “Saint Odo the Good“. Saints.SQPN.com. 16 May 2014. Web. 30 August 2014. <>