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Feastday: March 20

Death: 687


Hermit of England and friend of St. Cuthbert. A priest, Herbert lived as a recluse on an island in Lake Derwentwater, England. His island became St. Herbert's in his honor. Herbert had asked to die on the same day as St. Cuthbert, a desire that was granted by God.


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