Anglo-Saxon Christianity
The history of Christianity in England from the Roman departure to the Norman Conquest is often told as one of conflict between the Celtic Christianity spread by the Irish mission, and Roman Christia...
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Gregorian mission
The Gregorian mission or Augustinian mission was sent by Pope Gregory the Great in AD 596 to convert Britain's Anglo-Saxons. Headed by Augustine of Canterbury, by the death of the last missionar...
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Synod of Whitby
The Synod of Whitby was a seventh-century Northumbrian synod where King Oswiu of Northumbria ruled that his kingdom would calculate Easter and observe the monastic tonsure according to the customs of ...
List of Anglo-Saxon saints
The following list contains saints from Anglo-Saxon England during the period of Christianization until the Norman Conquest of England (c. AD 600 to 1066). It also includes other post-biblical saints...
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Hexham Abbey
Hexham Abbey is a place of Christian worship dedicated to St Andrew and located in the town of Hexham, Northumberland, in northeast England. Since the Dissolution of the Monasteries in 1537, the Abbey...
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Caomhán of Inisheer
Caomhán of Inisheer is a 6th-century Irish saint whose feast day is 14 June. Caomhan is the patron saint of Inisheer (Irish: Inis Oírr), the smallest of the Aran Islands. Even though he is "by far...
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Vita Sancti Wilfrithi
The Vita Sancti Wilfrithi or Life of St Wilfrid (spelled "Wilfrid" in the modern era) is an early 8th-century hagiographic text recounting the life of the Northumbrian bishop, Wilfrid. Although a hagi...
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Rochester Cathedral
Rochester Cathedral, formally the Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary, is an English church of Norman architecture in Rochester, Medway. It is the cathedral church of the Diocese of...
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Christianization of Anglo-Saxon England
The Christianisation of Anglo-Saxon England was a process spanning the 7th century.It is essentially the result of the Gregorian mission of 597, which was joined by the efforts of the Hiberno-Scotti...
James Godkin
James Godkin (1806 – 2 May 1879) was an Irish author and journalist who was influential on ecclesiastical and land questions.
Godkin was born at Gorey in County Wexford, into a Roman Catholic farm...
Monkwearmouth–Jarrow Abbey
Monkwearmouth–Jarrow was a twin-foundation English monastery, located on the River Wear, at Monkwearmouth, and the River Tyne, at Jarrow, respectively, in the Kingdom of Northumbria (now in the metro...
Council of Austerfield
The Council of Austerfield was an ecclesiastical synod held at Austerfield, in southern Northumbria in 702 or 703 AD.The council was called by King Aldfrith of Northumbria to discuss whether Wilfrid s...
Chapel of St Peter-on-the-Wall
The Chapel of St Peter-on-the-Wall, Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, is a Grade I listed building and among the oldest largely intact Christian church buildings in England. It is the 19th oldest building in E...
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Bishop of Chichester
The Bishop of Chichester is the ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Chichester in the Province of Canterbury. The diocese covers the counties of East and West Sussex. The see is based in the...
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Pictish stones
A Pictish stone is a type of monumental stele, generally carved or incised with symbols or designs. A few have ogham inscriptions. Located in Scotland, mostly north of the Clyde-Forth line and on the ...
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List of monastic houses in Cumbria
Locations of monastic houses in CumbriaLocations of monastic houses in CarlisleThe following is a list of monastic houses in Cumbria, England, a modern county including all of the former Cumberland an...
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Names of God in Old English poetry
In Old English poetry, many descriptive epithets for God were used to satisfy alliterative requirements. These epithets include:
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Bishop of Ramsbury
The Bishop of Ramsbury is an episcopal title used by a suffragan bishop of the Church of England Diocese of Salisbury, in the Province of Canterbury, England. The title takes its name after the town o...
List of monastic houses in Lancashire
Locations of monastic houses in LancashireLocations of monastic houses in LancasterThe following is a list of monastic houses in Lancashire, England.In this article alien houses are included, as are ...
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Peterborough Cathedral
Peterborough Cathedral, properly the Cathedral Church of St Peter, St Paul and St Andrew – also known as Saint Peter's Cathedral in the United Kingdom – is the seat of the Bishop of Peterborough, dedi...
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