The document is from the International Francigena site (a German organisation I think – hence the cycle route being in German and English?) http://www.francigena-international.org . But is it the original handwritten script of Segeric? At the very bottom of the document it states that this is from the […]
Adventus archiespiscopi nostri Sigeric ad Romam : primitus ad limitem beati Petri apostoli : deinde ad Sanctam Mariarn scolarn Anglorum: ad Sanctum Laurentium in craticula : ad Sanctum Valentinum in ponte Molui : ad Sanctam Agnes : ad Sanctum Laurentium foris murum : ad Sanctum Sebastianum : ad […]
“Usually the pilgrims were men, but women could undertake the trip as well. The person had to pay his debts, prepare a will, receive from his local priest his pilgrim costume, ask forgiveness of anyone whom he might have offended and finally to say goodbye to everyone before […]
A good, clear picture of the route from Cantebury to Rome and confirmation, if it is needed that “The roads that Sigeric followed became known as the Via Francigena (the road to France) or “Via Romea” (the road to Rome)”. Hence the name of the blog.http://www.san-quirico.com/francigena_eng.htm
Here is a picture of the serious monk himself – at Glastonbury Abbey in Somerset complete with plaque….