St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
The town that lies 50 miles north of London is named after a Cornish monk
. Much to the anger of his fellow Cornishmen, his relics were brought from the town of St. Neot in Cornwall to St. Neots at around 980 for the consecration of its priory, which now lies in ruins. His bones were finally lost during the reign of Henry VIII. With two towns, churches, schools and a well named after the diminutive hermit, Neot is also the patron saint of fish.
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