>>On the subject of Celtic derived works - who knows something about the
>>Culdee? I thought Camber and crew were totally fantasy (I loved the
>>until I read this (very poorly written/edited but apparently well
>>researched) recent book ~American Druidism~ by Daniel Hansen and he
>>mentions Culdees. So, somebody tell me something about them, OK?
My recollection is that they were a pre-Norman "reform" movement in the
Irish church. I think that it may have been concentrated in several
monasteries in the east of Ireland and their reform was devotional in thrust
rather than administrative. The only book I have that might help is on a
bookshelf behind my couch right now.