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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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FORTHHERE, a soldier killed by the assassin Eumer, ii. 9. FRANCE devastated by the Saracens, v. 23. FRANKS infest the shores of Britain, i. 6 ; their defeat by the German nations, i. 11 ; Frankish interpreters accompany St. Augustine, i. 25. FRIGYTH, a nun who acted as abbess in the nunnery of Hakeness, iv. 23. FRISLAND and the Fresons ; Wictbert preaches to the Fresons, v. 9 ; Hither-Frisian d subdued by Pepin, v. 10 ; a Freson buys a slave whom he cannot bind, iv. 22. FULLAN, brother of Purser, and left in charge of his monastery, iii. 19. FURSEY, a holy man from Ireland, builds a monastery in East Anglia ; his vision ; his voyage to Gaul ; builds a monastery at Latiniacum ; his body is kept at Perronne ; the book of his life, iii. 29. Two legends of his life are found in Acta Sanctorum, Jan. ii. 36. (See Pagi, § 3—5. A.D. 644.) Another life is in the British Museum. Rawlinson MSS. 505, fol. 174. GAGATES, see JET. GARMANS, a corruption of Germans, v. 9. GAUL, or FRANCE, English nuns sent to its monasteries, iii. 8 ; devastated by the Saracens, v. 23. GEBMUND, bishop of Rochester, iv. 12. GEFRIN, or GEBRIN, see ADGEFRIN. GERMANY, its tribes, v. 9 ; Britain colonized by some of them, i. 15. GERMANUS, bishop of Autun (Autissiodorum), comes with Lupus into Britain, [A.D. 429, and a second time 447,] to correct the Arian heresy, i. 17 ; of their proceedings, departure, &c, i. 17—21. GERONTIUS slays Constans, i. 11. GESSORIACUM, on the coast of the Morini, i. 1. GETA, son of Severus, i. 5. GETHLINGUM, or INGETHLINGUM , Oswy slain there ; also a monastery there, iii. 14, 24. GEWISSæ, a large portion of the West Saxons so called, iii. 7 ; Eadbald defeats them in battle, ii. 5 ; they are converted, iii. 7 ; the South Saxons are subjected to the control of their bishop at Winchester, iv. 15. GILDAS quoted, i. 22. GIRVII, iii. 20 ; Medesharastead Abbey situated in their district, iv. 6, 19. GIUDI, near the Roman wall, " an ancient town or monastery upon Inch-Keth, probably built of wood, as no vestige of it has been seen for many ages," (Macpherson's Illust. of Scot. Hist.) i. 12. GLEN, a river in Bernicia, from which Glendale receives its name, and where Paulinus baptized, ii. 14. GOBBANUS, a priest left in charge of Fursey's monastery, iii. 19. GODMUNDINGHAM, a place of heathen worship, ii. 13 ; now Godmundham, near Wigton in Yorkshire. GODWIN, an archbishop of Gaul, consecrates Berthwald archbishop of Canterbury, v. 18. GORDIAN, father of Gregory, ii. 1. GOTHS sack Rome, i. 11. GRANTACESTIR, or GRANTCHESTER, Etheldrida's body found there, iv. 19. GRATIAN, Emperor, slain by Maximus, i. 9. GRATIANUS MDNICEPS, made king and slain, i. 11. GREGORY I., Pope, Pre/. ; sends Augustine to Britain ; his letters to Augustine and others, i. 23, 24,27, 28, 29, 30, 31 ; a brief memoir of his life and death, ii. 1 ; an altar dedicated to him at Canterbury, ii. 3. He died March 12, 604, and not, as Bede says, 605. He was sent as apocrisiarius to Constantinople, A.D. 583, and returned in 586. Gregory' sent the pallium, with books, &c. to St. Augustine, i. 29. Wanley believed that two copies of the Gospels still preserved, one in the Bodleian, the other in the library of C. C. C. Cambridge, were some of those sent by Gregory. GREGORY 11., Pope ; in his time Ina goes to Rome, v. 7. Gregory the Second was pope from May 19, 715, to March 18, 731, when he was succeeded by Pope Gregory the Third. It is uncertain which of these two is alluded to by Bede in his Preface to the History, as sending the letters of the popeB by means of Nothelm. GUTHFRID saved from a storm by the prayer of Ethelwald, v. 1, GYRVY, see JARROW. HACANOS, now HAKENESS, monastery built by Hilda, iv. 23. HADRIAN, abbot of Niridan, accompanies Archbishop Theodore into Britain ; appointed abbot of St. Peter's, iv. 1 ; his death [A.D. 723], v. 20. HADULAC, one of the bishops of East Anglia, when Bede finished his history, v. 23. HAGULSTAD, or HAOCSTALD, now HEXHAM, made the bishop's see of Bernicia, iv. 12; the church dedicated to St. Andrew, v. 20; respect shown to St. Oswald, iii. 2. HEATHFIELD, now HATFIELD, in Yorkshire, a synod held there, iv. 17 ; King Edwin is slain there, ii. 20. HEDDI, succeeded Eleutherius as bishop of Winchester in 676, iii. 7, iv. 12 ; his death, v. 18. HEFENFELD, or HEAVENFIELD, where King Oswald erected his cross and defeated Cadwalla, iii. 2. HELENA, concubine of Constantius, i. 8. HEMGILS witnesses the vision of Drithelm, v. 12. HENGIST, his lineage and family, i. 15, ii. 5. HERACLIUS, Emperor, ii. 18. HERACLIUS, Caesar, ii. 18. HEREBALD, a clerk of John, bishop of York, and finally abbot of Tynemouth

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