Christianity in Dumfries and Galloway: Bishops of Galloway, Saint Ninian, Thomas de Rossy, Thomas de Buittle, Bishop of Galloway

 
9781157798958: Christianity in Dumfries and Galloway: Bishops of Galloway, Saint Ninian, Thomas de Rossy, Thomas de Buittle, Bishop of Galloway
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 30. Chapters: Bishops of Galloway, Saint Ninian, Thomas de Rossy, Thomas de Buittle, Bishop of Galloway, Ingram de Ketenis, John Gordon, John Paterson, Henry Wemyss, Gilbert Cavan, Henry of Holyrood, David Arnot, Alexander Vaus, Gilbert of Glenluce, Odo Ydonc, Simon de Wedale, Andrew Durie, Elisaeus Adougan, William Couper, Thomas de Kirkcudbright, Ninian Spot, Thomas Vaus, Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway, Gavin Hamilton, Adam de Lanark, Bishop of Glasgow and Galloway, Alexander Gordon, Andrew Lamb, John Clement Gordon, James Beaton, James Aitken, James Hamilton, Oswald of Glenluce, Thomas Sydserf, Arthur Rose, Thomas Spens, Christian of Whithorn, Maurice Taylor, Glenluce Abbey, John Cunningham, John of Whithorn, Diocese of Galloway, Walter of Whithorn, Gille Aldan, Roger Gordon, George Vaus, George Gordon, Michael MacKenlagh, Thomas MacDowell, Archdeacon of Galloway. Excerpt: Saint Ninian (traditionally 4th-5th century) is a Christian saint first mentioned in the 8th century as being an early missionary among the Pictish peoples of what is now Scotland. For this reason he is known as the Apostle to the Southern Picts, and there are numerous dedications to him in those parts of Scotland with a Pictish heritage, throughout the Scottish Lowlands, and in parts of Northern England with a Northumbrian heritage. In Scotland, Ninian is also known as Ringan, and as Trynnian in Northern England. Ninian's major shrine was at Whithorn in Galloway, where he is associated with the Candida Casa (Latin for 'White House'). Nothing is known about his teachings, and there is no unchallenged authority for information about his life. A link between the Ninian of tradition and a person who actually appears in the historical record is not yet confirmed, though Finnian of Moville has gained traction as a leading candidate. This article discusses the pa...

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