Bede and King Ecgfrith’s Associates

I was thinking yesterday about the phases of Bede's career and his devotion to two local saints in particular -- St. Aethelthryth (Audrey) and St. Cuthbert. I think interest in both of these saints began early, around 705-709, and are in part a response to Wearmouth-Jarrow's foundation by King Ecgfrith, the only point of commonality... Continue Reading →

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