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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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Gale with Tanfield ; but a recent writer in the Archæology, i. 221, says it is the modern Doncaster. CANDIDA CASA, WHITE HOUSE, or WHITBERNE, in Galloway, the see of Bishop Ninias, iii. 4. CANDIDUS, a priest sent by Gregory to Ætherius, i.-24. CAPRÆ CAPUT, now GATESHEAD, in Northumberland, see of Bishop Utta, iii. 21. CARLEGION, a city, near which Ethelfrid defeated the Britons and slew the monks of Banchor, ii. 2. CASSIBELLAUNUS (which means king of the Cassii,) he reigned over the Catieuclani, viz. Bucks, Bedfordshire, and Hertfordshire. His chief city is supposed by Camden to be the present St. Albans, and the name of the hundred, Caisho, is adduced as an existing remnant of the ancient Cassii. Cassibellaunus fixed stakes in the Thames to oppose Cæsar's landing, i. 2. Camden supposes this to have been done at Cowey-Stakes, near Oatlands, which is 80 miles from the sea, and the water is five feet deep. Others say that Caesar passed the Thames at Brentford, Kingston, Chertsey, and Wallingford. CATARACT, a village on the Swale, in Richmondshire, near which Paulinas baptized, ii. 14. CEADDA, brother of Bishop Cedd, and abbot of Lestingau, iii. 23, 28 ; is consecrated bishop of Litchfield (Sept. A.D. 669), iii. 28. He built a monastery at Adbarve ; of his death (March, A.D. 672), burial, &c, iv. 3. CEARL, king of Merda, father of Coenberga, ii. 14. CEDD, one of four brothers sent to convert the Middle Anglians, iii. 21 ; he is sent to convert the East Angles ; is ordained bishop by Finan ; predicts the death of Sigebert, and baptizes his successor Suidhelm, iii. 22 ; revisits Northumberland ; founds the monastery of Lestingau ; his death ; burial, Ui. 23 ; is present at the synod of Streaneshalch ; is converted to the catholic observance of Easter, iii. 26 ; his soul receives into heaven the soul of his brother Ceadda, iv. 3. CELESTINIUS, bishop of Rome, sends Palladi us as bishop to the Scots, i. 13. CELIN, brother of Cedd, preaches to Ethelwald, king of Deira, iii. 23. CEOLFRID, abbot of Weremouth and Jarrow, after Benedict, sends architects and letters to Naitan, king of the Picts, v. 21. CEOLLACH, bishop of the Middle Angles from 658 to 660, after Diurna, iii. 21, 24. CEOLRED, son of Ethelred, king of Mercia after Colored, v. 19. CEOLWULPH, brother of Coinred, became king of Northumberland after Osric (May, A.D. 729). Bede dedicates to him his Eccles. Hist., Pref. In the year 737 he became a monk at Lindisfarne, and died there A.D. 740. The state of his kingdom, v. 23, 24. There were two other Ceolwulphs ; one king of the East SaxonB, the other king of Mercia. CERDIC, king of the Britons, under whom Hereric, father of Hilda, is exiled, iv. 28. CEROTESEI (or CHERTSRY), in Sudergeona, where Bishop Earconwald built for himself a monastery, iv. 6. CHALCEDON, its decrees adopted at the synod of Hatfield, iv. 17. CHEBRON, see HEBRON. CLEMENT, consecrated by St. Peter bishop of Rome, and successor to himself, ii. 4. CLOVESHOCH, supposed to be Cliff, near Rochester, but Somer says Abingdon, formerly Sheovesham, (Camden, Brit. col. 149,) a council held there, iv. 5. CLOVIS II., king of France, succeeded Dagobert 638 and died 656 ; he receives Fursey, iii. 19. CLUITH, or CLYDE, a river near the wall of Severus, i. 12. CNOBHERESBBRG, a castle wherein was the monastery of Fursey, iii. 19. Camden says it was the Garianonum of the Romans, and now Burgh Castle. COENBERGA, daughter of Cearl of Mercia, and wife of Edwin, ii. 14. COENBERGA, a virgin of the monastery of Wetadun, healed by Bishop John, v. 3. COENRED, successor of Ethelred, king of Mercia, tries to persuade a soldier to repent, but in vain, v. 13 ; becomes a friend to Wilfrid ; abdicates his kingdom, and dies a monk at Rome, v. 19 ; in his time the monks of Hii submit to the Catholic observance of Easter, v. 22 ; he is succeeded by Osric, v. 24. COIFI, the pagan high-priest of Edwin, persuades his countrymen to adopt the Christian faith, and himself pollutes the altars, ii. 13. COINWALCH, king of Wessex, renounces Christianity, but repents ; his acts, iii. 7. COLMAN, bishop of Lindisfarne from A.D. 661 to 664, his life and acts, iii. 25, 26 ; (see Acta Sanct. Feb. iii. 84 ;) of his departure from Britain, iv. 4. COLONIA, COLOGNE; the bodies of the two Ewalds are buried there, v. 10. COLUDI URBS, NOW COLDINGHAH. COLUMBA builds the monastery of Dearm-ach, in Ireland ; comes to Britain, A.D. 565 ; preaches to the northern Picts, and builds the monastery of Hii, iii. 4 ; author of the Scottish mode of observing Easter, iii. 25 ; died A.D. 597, according to Bede, but according to Adamnan, A.D. 596, iii. 22, 23 ; buried at Hii, iii. 4 ; his monasteries are reformed by Egfrid, v. 10. (Set O'Connor's Notanda de S. Columba.) COLUMBANUS, an abbot, to whom, with others, Mellitus, Justus,&c. address a letter on the observance of Easter, ii. 4. COLUMBANUS, a bishop, whom, with others, Pope John addresses, ii. 19. COMPENDIUM, now COMPIEONE. CONSTANS, son of Constantine the Second, and a monk, made Cæsar by his father, and slain by Gerontius at Vienne, i. 11. CONSTANTINOPLE afflicted with a pestilence, &c. i. 13 i disturbed by the Eutychian heresy ; its synodical decrees adopted by the synod of Hatfield, iv. 17. CONSTANTINE I. made emperor in Britain, i. 8. CONSTANTINE II. slain, i. 11. CONSTANTINE, son of Heraclius, ii. 18.

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