When the Vikings arrived to pillage Barking Abbey, the power of Æthelburg’s holiness brought wild animals to protect her tomb.
Have you seen the medieval comics at the Victoria and Albert Museum?
The Fourteen Holy Helpers are a special saint team of the late Middle Ages. I like to think of them as the Medieval Avengers.
Saints are the superheroes of the Middle Ages. They’ve got the looks, the powers, the fame…they are the cultural icons.