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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
page 139



JULIUS and AARON, martyrs, i. 7. JUSTIN, the younger, emperor, i. 4. JUSTUS, sent by Gregory to Britain, i. 29; made bishop of Rochester by Augustine, ii. 3 ; sends a letter to the Scots about Easter, ii. 4 ; leaves Britain with Mellitus ; returns, ii. 5 ; becomes archbishop ; receives the pall ; ordains Paulinus, ii. 7 ; and dies, ii. 17, 18. JUTES settle in Britain, i. 15, iv. 16. KALCACESTIR, the retreat of Hilda, iv. 23. LABIENUS, a Roman tribune, slain in the first battle with the Britons, on Caæsar's second visit to Britain, i. 2 ; Cæsar mentions his death in these terms : " Eo die Q. Laberius Durus, tribunus militimi interfìcitur," de Bello Gall. 5. Leland says, this Laberius was killed at Chestonwood, near Roffan. There is a place in Kent, near Chilham, where they show a green barrow, or monument, called Jul-Labier. LAISTRANUS, a Scotch bishop, to whom John writes about Easter, ii. 19. LATINIACUM, now LAGNY, near Paris, [Gall. Christ, vii. 490,] in France, where Fursey built his monastery, iii. 16. LAURENTIUS, the martyr, his relics sent to Oswy, iii. 29. LAURENTIUS, the priest, sent by Augustine to Gregory, i. 27. LESTINGAU, now LASTINGHAM, near Whitby, the monastery of, Pref., iii. 23 ; its abbots, Ceadda and Cuini, iii. 28, iv. 3. LEGIONS, CITY OF, or LEGECESTER, now CAERLEON, on the river Usk, in Monmouthshire, i. 7. LEPTIS, a town in Africa, the birth-place of Severa", i. 5. LILLA, an attendant on King Edwin, slain for his master, ii. 9. LINDISFARNE, now HOLY ISLAND, on the coast of Northumberland, so called, according to some, from the Linde which separates it from the main land, becomes the see of the Scottish Bishop Aidan, iii. 3 ; the head of King Oswald buried there, ill. 12 ; Aidan buried there, iii. 17 ; its institutions adopted at Lestingau, iii. 23 ; its church of oak, dedicated to St. Peter, covered first with thatch, afterwards with reeds; Aidan's bones translated into it, iii. 17, 25. LINDSEY, part of Lincolnshire, Pref., ii. 16, iii. 24, iv. 12. LINCOLN, LINDOCOLINA CIVITAS, ii. 16, 18. LITCHFIELD, the see of Ceadda, bishop of Mercia, iv. 3. LOIDIS, a district where was formerly a royal palace, ii. 14 ; Oswy defeats Penda there, iii. 24. LONDON, LONDONIA, the metropolis of the East Saxons, i. 29, ii. 3, 5. Lucius, a king of Britain, made a Christian, i. 4. LUOUBALIA, a city, iv. 29. LUIDBARD, a bishop in the suite of Queen Bertha, i. 25. LUPUS, bishop of Troy [Trecassenus], comes with Germanus into Britain, i. 17. MABAN, the singer, v. 20. MACEDONIUS, his heresy condemned by the synod of Hatfield, iv. 17. MAGEO, a monastery in the diocese of Tuam in Ireland, founded by Colman, iv. 4. MAILDUFI URBS, MALMESBURY, where was Aldhelm's monastery, v. 18. MAMRE, V. 17. MARCIAN succeeded Theodosius as emperor, July 28, 450, and died 457, i. 15. MARSEILLES, MASSILIA, visited by Theodore on his way to Britain, iv. 1. MARTIN, the churches at Canterbury and Whitherne dedicated to him, i. 26, iii. 4. MARY, THE VIRGIN, the church at Litchfield dedicated to her, iv. 3. MASERFELD, Oswald slain there, iii. 9. Some suppose this to be Maser-field, near Winwick, in Lancashire, but Oswestry, in Shropshire, seems to be a corruption of Oswald's tree. (Camd. Brit. col. 548.) MAURICE, Emperor, i. 23. MAXIMIANUS HERCULIUS, Emperor, i. 6. MAXIMUS, Emperor, slain at Aquileia, i. 9. MEANWARA, a province in Wessex, given by Wulfhere to Ethelwalch, iv. 13. Traces of this name remain in East Meon, West Meon, Meon Stoke, &c. in Hampshire. MEAUX, its bishop entertains Hadrian, iv. 1 ; Wilfrid dies there, v. 19. MEDESHAMSTEAD, now PETERBOROUGH, a monastery in the country of the Girvii, built by Sexwulf, iv. 6. MEILOCHON, father of Bridius, king of the Picts, iii. 4. MELLITUS sent into Britain by Pope Gregory, i. 29 ; made bishop of London [A.D. 604], ii. 3, 4 ; sends a letter to the Britons and Scots about Easter ; goes to Rome, where he sits in the synod of bishops ; brings its decrees into Britain, ii. 4 ; is expelled for denying the consecrated bread to the sons of Sabert ; comes to Kent, leaves Britain, is recalled by Eadbald, and rejected by the people ; is made archbishop of Canterbury after Laurentius, ii. 6 ; he consecrates the church of the Virgin (or Lady Chapel), in the monastery of St. Peter, built by Eadbald, ii. 5 ; receives letters from Pope Boniface; extinguishes the flames of the burning city by prayer; his death [April 24, A.D. 624] and burial, ii. 6. MELMIN, the site of a royal palace in Bernicia, ii. 14. Some think it to be Milfield, near Flodden. MELROS, the monastery of Eata, iii. 26 ; Cuthbert, iv. 27 ; and Drithelm, v. 12. MERCIA, Bede's authorities for the history of Mercia, Pref., their situation, i. 15 ; the Mercians attack KingOswy, iii. 14 ; the Southern and Northern Mercians are defeated by Oswy and receive the faith ; they recover their liberty, iii. 24 ; the succession of their bishops till the time of Winfrid ; their see, iv. 3 ; the northern provinces subject to them, v. 23. MEVANIAN ISLANDS [Man and Anglesey], subjected by King Edwin; their situation, &c, ii. 5, 9. MIDLAND ANGLES, i. 15 ; receive the faith, iii. 21 ; their bishops, iv. 12. MORINI, a people supposed to have lived near Boulogne, i. 1.



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