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Ceolfrith [St Ceolfrith, Ceolfrid]locked

(642–716)
  • S. J. Coates

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Ceolfrith [St Ceolfrith, Ceolfrid] (642–716), abbot of Wearmouth and Jarrow, was born into an aristocratic family, his father being a member of the royal comitatus (band of companions) of Oswiu, king of Northumbria.

In 660 Ceolfrith chose to become a monk and entered the minster of ...

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Bede, ed. and trans. B. Colgrave & R. A. B. Mynors, OMT (1969); repr. (1991)
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