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Venerable Bede The Ecclesiastical History Of The English Nation

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Venerable Bede
The Ecclesiastical History Of The English Nation
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ÆGYPTIANS, their mode of celebrating Easter, iii. 25. ÆTHKRIUS, bishop of Arles, Gregory's letter to him, i. 24 ; he consecrates Augustine, i. 27. Ætius, or AGITIUS, Roman Consul, the Britons send an embassy to him, i. 13; slain by the Emperor Valentinian, i. 21. AGATHA, iv. 20. AGATHO, Pope, entertains Benedict Biscop and Ceolfrid ; sends John the singer back with them to Britain ; holds a synod at Rome against the MonotheUtes, and Wilfrid is therein acquitted of heresy, v. 20. AGATHO, a priest of Agilbert, iii. 25. AGILBERT, a Gaul, comes from Ireland, and is made bishop of the West Saxons ; he returns to Gaul and is made bishop of Paris ; he is recalled by the king of the West Saxons, and sends another in his place, iii. 7 ; he visits King Alfrid, and is present at a synod held at Streaneshalch, in A.D. 414, on the subject of Easter, where he appoints Wilfrid to speak for him, iii. 25 ; he returns home in A.D. 660, according to the Sax. Chron., but in 669, according to the author of Gallia Sacra, (tee Wharton's Anglia Sacra, i. 191,) iii. 26 ; consecrates Wilfrid, iii. 28 ; entertains Archbishop Theodore on his way to England, iv. 1, v. 19. AGNES, iv. 20. AGRICOLA, son of Bishop Severian, introduces the Pelagian heresy into Britain, i. 17. AIDAN, biBhop, arrives among the English ; his character ; his mode of observing Easter ; is made bishop of Lindisfarne, probably about A.D. 634 or 635, (tee Acta Sanct. Aug. torn. vi. 688,) iii. 3 ; his life, piety and acts, iii. 5 ; receives a present of a horse from Oswy ; foretells the king's death ; his death, iii. 14 ; his three miracles, iii. 15, 16, 17; his burial; his mode of life and opinions about Easter, iii. 17 ; his opinions tolerated during his own life, iii. 26 ; (see Acta Sanctor. Aug. vi. 688 ;) he recals Hilda from Cale and consecrates Hem, iv. 23 ; his monastic regulations, iv. 27 ; part of his bones carried back to Scotland by Colman, iii. 26. ALANI, a nation, ravage Gaul, i. 11. ALARIC, king of the Goths, invades the Roman empire, i. 11. ALBAN, St., his life and martyrdom, i. 7 ; relics of foreign saints placed on his tomb by Germanus and Lupus, and some of the dust from thence carried away by the same, i. 18. ALBINUS, made abbot by Archbishop Theodore and Abbot Hadrian, Prolog. ; he communicates to Bede facts for the history of Kent, Prolog. ; succeeds Hadrian, T. 21 ; of his learning in Greek, Latin, &c, v. 21. Albinus died A.D. 732. A letter from Bede to him will be found amongst Bede's letters. He has been sometimes confounded with the celebrated Alcuin, who was also called Flaccus AJbinus, and who died abbot of Tours, A.D. 804, seventy years later. ALCLUITH, a British city, near the river Clyde, in Stirlingshire; it is now called Dumbarton, i. 1, 12. Nennius calls it Pen-Alcloit. ALDBERT, one of the two bishops of the East Angles, when Bede ended bis history, v. 24. ALDHELM, abbot of Malmesbury (urbs Maildufi), bishop of the West Saxons, wrote a book on Easter, and another entitled De Virgi-nitate; his character and virtue, v. 19. ALDULF, see ALDWULF. ALDWINE, bishop of Litchfield, is present at the consecration of Archbishop Tatwine, Y. 23. ALDWINE, brother of Ethelwin, abbot of Bardney (Peartaneu), iii. 11. ALDWULF, or ALDULF, king of the East Angles, ii. 15; in his reign is held the synod of Hatfield, iv. 17. ALFLEDA, see ELFLEDA. ALFRID, son of King Oswy, iv. 16 ; makes war on his father, iii. 14 ; persuades Peada of Mercia to become a Christian, iii. 21 ; accompanies Oswy against Penda, iii. 24 ; his opinion about Easter, iii. 25 ; gives the monastery of Ripon to the Scots, and afterwards to Wilfrid, iii. 25, v. 20 ; sends Wilfrid into Gaul to be ordained, iii. 28, v. 19; recovers the kingdom of the Angles, iv. 26 ; hears the vision of Drithelm, v. 13 j receives from Adamnanus the book of the Holy Places taken from Arculf, v. 16 ; his death, v. 19. (See Lappenberg's Geschichte von England, i. 180.) ALLECTUS murders Carausius and obtains possession of Britain, i. 6. ALNE, a river in Northumbria, iv. 28. ALRIC, brother and successor of Wictred, king of Kent, v. 23. AMBROSIUS AURELIANUS, general of the Britons, i. 16. AMFLETE, supposed to be Ambleteuse ; Peter the first abbot of Canterbury was drowned in Us bay, i. 32. ANATOLIUS, his doctrine about the observance of Easter adopted by the Picts and Scots, iii. 3, 25. ANDELYS, a monastery near Rouen, founded by Clotilda, wife of Clovis, (see Gallia Christiana, xi. 131,) iii. 8. ANDHUN, a general of the West Saxons, expels Cadwalla, iv. 15. ANDILEGUM, see ANDELYS. ANDREW the Apostle, his church in the city of Rochester, iii. 14. ANDREW, an Italian monk, iv. 1. ANDROGEUS, general of the Tiinobantes, submits to Jul. Caesar, i. 2. He is called by Cassar Mandrubatius : he fled into Gaul to demand aid of the Romans against Cassibellaunus, who had killed his father Imanuentius. ANGLES (Angli). This word is sometimes applied to the whole nation of the English or Saxons, as i. 23, where their conversion to Christianity is related ; sometimes to the East Angles, as i. 15, and ii. 15, where their kings are called Wuffings; and Middle Angles, as i. 15, and iii. 21, where their conversion is recorded.

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