At Troyes, where the gild of St Crispin was reconstituted as late as 1820, an annual festival is celebrated in the church of St Urban.
3); the symbolical processions in honour of "King Crispin" at Stirling and Edinburgh were particularly famous.
The chief authority is the Vita Lanfranci by Milo Crispin, who was precentor at Bec and died in 1149.
Milo drew largely upon the Vita Herluini, composed by Gilbert Crispin, abbot of Westminster.
If local tradition may be believed, it was visited by the apostle Paul, who converted his hostess Santa Xantippa; and, according to one version of his life, it was the see of the famous St Crispin in the 3rd century.