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date: 03 March 2021

Laurence [St Laurence, Lawrence]locked

(d. 619)
  • N. P. Brooks


Laurence [St Laurence, Lawrence] (d. 619), archbishop of Canterbury, secured the Christian foundations laid by St Augustine when the survival of the Roman mission to the English was at risk. He was one of the Roman monks who had accompanied Augustine from Rome...

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