- Saint,a.d. c925–988, English statesman: archbishop of Canterbury 961–978.
- a male given name: from an Old English word meaning “stone hill.”
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Dunstan decided against her, and caused Edward to be crowned.
Dunstan was now old and as full of craft and wickedness as he was full of years.
Saint Dunstan and Saint Christopher shield us from evil spirits!Windsor Castle
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Sir Dunstan Vaughan purchased it, and it had remained in the family ever since.The Shadow of a Sin
Bertha M. Clay
Dunstan's speech is quoted in full by Hone from an old broadside.The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb
- Saint. ?909–988 ad, English prelate and statesman; archbishop of Canterbury (959–988). He revived monasticism in England on Benedictine lines and promoted education. Feast day: May 19
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