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St Enoch Primary 6 RERC - June. Where have I heard the name? The Saint Enoch Centre is in Glasgow City Centre. It is situated in St Enoch Square which.

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1 St Enoch Primary 6 RERC - June

2 Where have I heard the name? The Saint Enoch Centre is in Glasgow City Centre. It is situated in St Enoch Square which is beside Argyle Street.

3 Beside the shopping centre is the St Enoch subway.

4 This is a photograph of St Enoch Square in the early 1900s. Behind the subway there is a church. This is the Church of St Enoch.

5 Here is a current photograph of St Enoch Square. As you can see the church is no longer in the square. It was demolished in 1926.

6 So who was Saint Enoch? Enoch was a princess, daughter of a British prince called Lothus (from whom the province of Lothian was named). She lived in the 6 th Cenury. Her father discovered that she had conceived out of wedlock and sentenced her to death. She was thrown from a cliff but miraculously was found unharmed at the bottom. Not satisfied he then set her adrift in a boat on the Firth of Forth. It was expected that she would die at sea, but God had other plans for the young woman…She landed at Culross, where she was sheltered by Saint Serf. She gave birth to Saint Mungo who became the patron Saint of Glasgow. The original church which was built and later demolished in St Enoch’s Square is thought to the site of her grave. Her feast day is celebrated on the 18 th July. You can listen to a traditional folk song about the life of St Enoch at the following link: In legend, Traprain Law in East Lothian was the cliff from which St Enoch, the mother of St Mungo, was thrown.

7 Task Complete the following in full sentences in your RERC jotter. 1.Saint Enoch was born in the _________ century. 2.She was a ___________ which meant that she was raised to worship a variety of gods and goddesses. 3.Her father became angry with her because she became ____________ out of wedlock. 4.Briefly explain the two ways in which he tried to have her killed. 5.Saint Enoch miraculously survived and was rescued by ___________________. 6.She gave birth to a boy who later became ___________________ the patron saint of _______________. 7.She is though to be buried in ___________________. The site was marked by a church but this was __________________ in __________. 8.Her feast day is on ________________________. 9.Cut out some images of places in Glasgow named after St Enoch and paste them into your jotter. How well did you listen?


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