We had a little picnic on Holy Island yesterday, and only wanted yourself to have been perfectly happy.
Edward, one of the monks of Holy Island, was rich enough to undertake this work.
He was the king of fishermen, and the prince of smugglers, from Holy Island to Hartlepool.
Tradition has it that he was taken prisoner and conveyed to "Holy Island."
If the weather is fine, the boat will take passengers to the Holy Island.
The yellow sands that occupy the levels and reach out at low tide to Holy Island are treacherous.
Thence, from a monastery which gave to the spot its after name of Holy Island, preachers poured forth over the heathen realms.
Holy Island, in circumference about eight miles, lies three miles from the land; but is only an island at high tide.
He died at Holy Island in the year 687, and was buried in a stone coffin there.
Holy Island contains a population of some 600 souls, mostly fishermen.