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Cuthbert [St Cuthbert] (c. 635–687), bishop of Lindisfarne, was born in Northumbria of unknown parentage about the year 635.

In some respects Cuthbert is an extremely well-documented figure, since his life and posthumous miracles were described in no fewer than four works written within a short time of his death: a prose life written in Latin by an anonymous monk of ...

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Eborius (fl. 314), bishop of Eburacum (York), held a see centred on an important legionary and civilian town, where fourth-century Christianity has been attested by material remains. He is mentioned in history only as one of the three bishops from Britain who attended the ...

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Paul [St Paul, Paulus Aurelianus, Paulinus] (fl. 6th cent.), bishop of St Pol-de-Léon, Brittany, was allegedly the son of Perphirius, a count in south-eastern Wales, and was supposed to have been born at Penn Ohen, near Llandovery. In his life and in place names his name is ...

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Paulinus [St Paulinus] (d. 644), bishop of York and of Rochester, was almost certainly an Italian by birth. He was one of the Roman monks sent by Pope Gregory the Great (r. 590–604) to England in 601 to support Augustine's mission. Gregory...