Saint Ymar of Reculver
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Eastern Orthodox Church
- Ymar is also the name of one of the Cthulhu Mythos celestial bodies.
A Benedictine monk of Reculver, Ymar was killed by Danish warriors. His name may be the source of the toponym Margate. A legend states that he had a dying wish to be buried in St Johns Parish Church in Margate. Sometime before 1407 the body of St Ymar was brought from Reculver, where he had been a monk, and buried in St John's. Tradition insists that an old stone coffin lid at that church is his.
- "St. Patrick Catholic Church: Saint of the Day, November 12". 1998. Retrieved 26 February 2012.
- The Mayor and Charter Trustees of Margate
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- Cotton, Charles (1929). The Saxon Cathedral at Canterbury and The Saxon Saints Buried Therein, Manchester University Press, p.74
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